A loan of $200 helped to purchase fertilizer.


Ilyne's story

Ilyne S. is from the village of Culing Centro, Cabatuan, Isabela. She is 48 years old and widowed with one child. To make a living, Ilyne plans to start a business growing vegetables to sell. Ilyne joined ASKI in 2007 to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Ilyne has successfully repaid a previous loan of 6000 PHP from ASKI, and now requests a 8000 PHP loan to purchase fertilizer such as manure.

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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