A loan of $150 helped to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.

Olivia's story

Olivia V. is from the village of Dadda, Tuguegarao City. She is 34 years old. Olivia is married and has three young children. To make a living, Olivia raises pigs for fattening and sale. Olivia has been engaged in her business for over three years and earns approximately 4,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month from it.

Olivia joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Olivia has successfully repaid a previous loan of 5,000 PHP from ASKI.

Olivia is requesting a new loan of 6,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. This will be the second loan taken out by Olivia from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/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 farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

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