Robinson is a small entreprenuer from Solana. He is 51 years old, married and has four children. His wife also helps him manage their business of selling goods to the people in their village. They have a variety store and also a farming business. The couple works untiringly to save funds for the education of their children, two of whom still attend school while the rest have already finished their degree.
Robinson hopes to keep developing his store. He is asking for PHP 50,000 to buy cases of soft drinks, canned goods, eggs, biscuits and noodles to sell to the people in his village. It will help extend the range of good products and provide services to all their customers.
Robinson aims to have his business progress and to generate more profit so he can give a prosperous life to his family.
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.