Bread delivery and hog raising are Henry's main sources of income. His daily net income is Php 500.00. He wants to take a loan of PHP 9,000.00 because he will use it for the additional needs of his business. He wants to buy more bread to sell to gain more income. He is also a part time electrician in their baranggay. According to him, he will do his best in order to meet his family needs and he will pursue his businesses in order to have a bountiful and productive life.
He has been married to Rosal C. for almost six years now, and they are blessed with three children. Hansel, 14, is a second year high school student; John Rey, 11, is in grade four; and Veronica, 9, is in grade two. They reside in the village of Calaocan, Cabatuan, Isabela, a rural area. Their house is near the Day Care School and the national highway. He hopes that KIVA lenders will grant his loan to pursue his business to become profitable.
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.