Eva Francis is 30 years of age, married, and has one child. Her husband is a building contractor. Eva Francis manages a sari-sari store business in their village. She usually sells curls, breads, candies, and soft drinks.
Eva Francis's goal in life is to uplift their living condition. She is striving and manages the business well to earn profit. Eva Francis wants to extend the products she sells to her costumers. For this, she is asking for a loan of PHP 30,000 to buy toothpaste, soap, shampoo and canned goods. She hopes to increase her sales and income as well.
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.