Edwin is happily married to an OFW (Overseas Filipino Worker). Currently, he both stands as father and mother to his three children. His main priority nowadays, is to increase his income through improving his rice farming business. Edwin is a responsible and industrious person.
Edwin owns and manage his rice fields for almost 25 years. He is glad because despite his hardships and difficulties in raising his children still he is able to devote his time in cultivating his farm land. He is indeed grateful, because he have enough strength to face challenges in life. Edwin would like to let his children finish their studies because education is the only thing he could give to his children. To make his dreams come true, he is requesting for a loan P30,000 which will serve as his additional capital in buying farm inputs to make his rice field more productive.
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.