Adelina formerly worked abroad as a domestic helper for almost 14 years. When she came back home, she decided to run a sari-sari store business in their village. When she realized that her income was not enough to sustain her parents' needs, Adelina closed her business and started running a hog-raising business. Adelina is in her 60s and still single. She wanted to grow her business to continue to support her niece and nephews and be able to finish college. Adelina is asking for a loan of PHP 10,000 to buy feed for her hogs. It will be a big help for her to maintain and grow the business for her niece and nephews' future.
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.