Liberty is from the village of Villa Flor, San Isidro. She is now 36 years old, and is married to Freddierick. The couple is thankful because they had been blessed with three children. To make a living, Liberty is busy managing their mini-grocery, which is their family source of income. Her business is located at the Alicia public market. She has been in her business for four years.
Liberty wants to have more grocery items to sell. In this regard, Liberty is asking a loan in the amount of PHP 50,000 to buy canned goods, biscuits, noodles, eggs, and condiments to sell. Liberty believes that through her patience and hard work her family will survive poverty.
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.