Mrs. Susana P., operates a typical village store for almost 3 months, she's been very patient in dealing her business, because she wants to increase her income to support her family's needs,her weekly net income is PHP 500.00, and she has planned to borrow a loan from Kiva lenders an amount of PHP 6,000.00, to purchase some grocery items and some beverages to sell in her sari- sari store. She hopes that her loan request will be granted in due time, as much as possible.
She is married to Mr. Alfredo P., a farmer. They have 2 children namely; Darwin- 30 years of age, a businessman, and Ma. Theresa- 28 years old, college graduate. They are residing at baranggay San Francisco Alicia, Isabela, a rural and plain area, one of their source of income is farming. She said that "never get tired of doing good things for others, because in the end you may get unexpectedly what you wish for"
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.