Rosa is 42 years old, married and has two children. She has been successfully running a small pig-raising business for three years now. She hopes to keep the business running profitably. Thus, she is asking for a loan of 5,000 Philippines pesos (PHP) to buy medicines and feed for her pigs.
In the future, Rosa would like to keep maintaining good sales and improve her family's living conditions.
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.