Nieves is a hog raiser at Enrile. She is 56 years old and a widow with six children. Her youngest attends school. To make a living, she raises hogs and re-sells them to butchers upon achieving the desired weight. She usually gains about PHP 3,000 for each hog. She hopes to keep improving her business in order to save funds for emergency purposes. That is why she is asking for a loan of PHP 13,000. She will buy medicines and feed for her hogs. It will help ensure the healthy growth of her hogs.
Someday, she hopes to become successful entreprenuer in a hog raising business.
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.