Romelo raises rice in his local community. He has been farming for the past five years and his main priorities are to let his children finish their studies and improve his family's way of living.
Romelo is requesting a 20,000 PHP loan to buy necessary farm supplies to ensure the proper growth and nutrition of his crop. In the future, he hopes to obtain a bigger farm plot to cultivate and earn a bigger profit to save for the bright future of his two 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.