A loan of $325 helped to have additional inventory and working capital.

Dominga's story

Dominga T. is from the village of Christine, District 1, Cauayan City, Isabela. She is 53 years old and married.

To make a living, Dominga owns and operates a general store where in she sells both food and daily use products in the local community. Dominga has been engaged in her business for over five years and earns approximately 6,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2007, Dominga joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Dominga is requesting a loan of 15,000 PHP which will be used to have additional inventory and working capital. This loan will be the sixth loan taken out by Dominga from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve her business.

About ASKI:

ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 29 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

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