Gina Marie has two children; her husband works abroad. With her desire to help her husband even in a simple way, Gina Marie sells grocery items in their village. She hopes someday to enlarge the business in order to earn a higher income that will enable her to provide for all their basic necessities.
Gina Marie is requesting a loan of P 23,000 to buy beverages, canned goods, noodles, toothpaste and shampoo. This loan will be a big help in her plans for expansion.
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.