A loan of $200 helped to repair a transport vehicle used in the business.

Christhy's story

Christhy B. is from the village of Centro 2, San Guillermo,Isabela. She is 34 years old. Christhy is married and has 2 school-aged children. To make a living, Christhy owns & operates a motorcycle transport business in the community. Christhy has been engaged in her business for over 6 years and earns approximately 3000 PHP a month in this activities.

In 2009, Christhy joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Christhy has successfully repaid a previous loan of 6000 PHP from ASKI. This previous loan was used to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. Christhy is requesting a new loan of 8000 PHP which will be used to repair a transport vehicle used in her business. This will be the 3rd loan taken out by Christhy 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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