This is Jemalyn, a 37-year-old married woman from Cabagan. She is busy with her business, which sells a variety of decorations for home and office.
Because her products are very much in demand, Jemalyn is requesting a loan to buy more products that she can display in the store. She hopes that she can meet the demand of her customers in order to save enough money for the future of her family.
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.