A loan of $125 helped to purchase materials needed to expand services provided.

Sharon's story

Sharon P. is from the village of Mapuroc San Mateo. She is 28 years old. Sharon is married and has two school-aged children. To make a living, Sharon owns and operates a transportation business, providing motorcycle transport. Sharon has been engaged in her business for more than eight years and earns approximately 2000 PHP a month.

In 2010, Sharon joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. Sharon is requesting a loan of 5000 PHP, which will be used to purchase materials needed to expand services provided. This will be the first loan taken by Sharon from ASKI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and expand her business.

About ASKI:
ASKI is one of the most successful microfinance institutions in the Philippines. It has 38 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly farmers, fisherfolk and small entrepreneurs.

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