Imelda started a farming business. Before, she was just depending on their farming business growing rice. With her desire to grow her business and increase her income as well, Imelda tried taking care of pigs. Imelda's desires brought her gradual development. She became a positive thinker as a small entrepreneur. Now, Imelda aims for continuous growth of her business, to have enough income and revolving capital to invest in their farm. Imelda is requesting a loan of PHP 25,000 to buy piglets to raise and feed for their maintenance. Borrowing a loan will bring her new hope towards growing her business.
About Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc.
This loan is made possible by Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI), which means “a partner in development.” ASKI has been in operation for 25 years and runs multiple successful initiatives in addition to microlending. Its main microfinance branch focuses on lending to microentrepreneurs, small farmers, and fisher folk. ASKI also provides microinsurance and marketing support for borrowers, as well as educational programs to develop the skills of both borrowers and staff. The ASKI Foundation funds community development projects such as a daycare feeding program and scholarships for children. ASKI Global helps overseas Filipinos develop entrepreneurial and financial skills to maximize the impact of remittances.