A loan of $325 helped to purchase additional products to sell.

Estefania's story

Estefania D. is from the village of Capellan,Ilagan,Isabela. She is 54 years old, married, and has adult-aged children.

Estefania owns and operates a general store, selling a variety of different products in the local community. With her vending business, she earns approximately 6,000 PHP a month.

Estefania joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a new loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be her ninth loan taken out from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business.

About ASKI:
ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 25 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.

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