Dolores is a hardworking, business-minded person. She is happily married to Jaime and blessed with four children. Two of her children are currently studying, while the other two are already working.
Dolores has been a good borrower for many cycles. Through her profits, she is able sustain her family's daily needs, improve her farming and hog-raising, and expand her variety store. She is really thankful to God and to the microfinance institution that helped her financially. This time, she plans to re-stock her variety store, but her capital is not sufficient due to farming and hog-raising expenses. Therefore, she is seeking a loan of 15,000 PHP. This loan will be use to buy soft drinks, biscuits, baked breads and some instant noodles. She hopes that through this loan she can further increase her income and be able to have a comfortable lifestyle someday.
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.