Nolito has five children who all go to school. Most are at the highschool level of education. Nolito is striving to send his children to school through the college level of education. He wants to see his children became professionals someday.
Nolito is 49 years old and married. Nolito engages himself in planting and harvesting rice to make a living. He has been in this business since he was single. Now, he has already spent 18 years managing his farm.
Nolito is asking for a loan of PHP 25,000 to pay for other labor cost in farming and buy seeds. Nolito believes that through the loan and farming, he will attain his goals for his children.
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.