Lucena is 64 years old, married and blessed with ten children. She is married to Maximo. They have helped each other to maintain their farm for almost 15 years. Lucena is very hardworking mother and always seeks the needs of her family. Lucena is asking a loan so that she can buy fertilizer and seeds to grow for her farm business.
Lucena hopes that she can save money for the future of her children.
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.