Eddie is 53 years old and is married to a housekeeper. He has four children who are currently in school and hope to become professionals some day. Eddie is a farmer working in the Philippines, whose main crops are rice and corn. He also manages a hog-raising business. Eddie works hard and provides moral and financial support so that his children can finish their education through university and get married after graduation.
Eddie is requesting a 15,000 PHP loan to buy additional piglets to raise. His business goal is to improve his income from all of his businesses. Eddie will always support his children so that their goals become realities.
About Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc.
This loan is made possible by Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. (ASKI), which means “a partner in development.” ASKI has been in operation for 25 years and runs multiple successful initiatives in addition to microlending. Its main microfinance branch focuses on lending to microentrepreneurs, small farmers, and fisher folk. ASKI also provides microinsurance and marketing support for borrowers, as well as educational programs to develop the skills of both borrowers and staff. The ASKI Foundation funds community development projects such as a daycare feeding program and scholarships for children. ASKI Global helps overseas Filipinos develop entrepreneurial and financial skills to maximize the impact of remittances.