A loan of $275 helped to purchase livestock feed and other supplies.

Wilbert's story

Wilbert I.'s main source of income comes from fattening pigs for sale. He is 23 years old, married and has one small child. They are from the village of Brgy. Curifang, Solano, Nueva Vizcaya. Wilbert has been in his business for over four years and earns approximately 4,500 Philippine pesos (PHP) when he sells one of his pigs.

In 2010, Wilbert joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living conditions and enable him to engage in business activities. Wilbert is requesting a loan of 12,000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed and other supplies. This will be his first loan from ASKI. He plans to use additional income to financially support immediate members of his family.

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, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

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