A loan of $125 helped to purchase baby livestock to raise & sell in future.

Lilia's story

Lilia P. is from the village of Calamagui, San Pablo, Isabela. She is 51 years old. Lilia is married and has 4 adult children. To make a living, Lilia owns & operates a business raising pigs for fattening and sale. Lilia has been engaged in her business for over 10 years and earns approximately 2,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2010, Lilia joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Lilia is requesting a new loan of 5,000 PHP which will be used to purchase baby livestock to raise & sell in the future. This will be the 1st loan taken out by Lilia 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 29 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

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