A loan of $500 helped to purchase fertilizers such as manure.


Femy's story

Femy G. is from the village of Esperanza West. She is 37 years old. Femy is married. To make a living, Femy owns & operates a business of planting and harvesting rice for sale. Femy has been engaged in her business for over 7 years and earns approximately 25000 PHP per harvest.

In 2010, Femy joined ASKI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Femy is requesting a new loan of 21000 PHP which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. This will be the 1st loan taken out by Femy 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 38 branches covering the Central and Northeastern areas. Its clients are mostly of farmers, fisherfolks and small entrepreneurs.

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