Rogelio has six children and is happily married. Five of his children have already finished their education and have jobs now while the youngest is still attending school to finish his college level of education. Rogelio wishes that all his children would prosper in their life. He is doing his best to give the best way of living to them. He doesn’t want them to experience the difficulties that he had. Rogelio is a farmer who grows rice in his field. He doesn’t want to waste his efforts in raising his crops. That’s why, rain or shine, Rogelio always visits his farm just to ensure that his crops are in good condition. Rogelio wishes for a loan of PHP 35,000 to buy farm inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, and herbicides. He hopes to attain his wish someday, and succeed with his 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.