Juanita dreams to lift up her children from poor living. She is married to Ronald, a father who helps her to meet their daily needs. The couple is thankful because they have been blessed with three children.
To earn a living, Juanita is engaged in a coconut and "malagkit rice" grinding business. She has been in this business for 10 years. To this end, Juanita is asking for a loan in the amount of 15,000 PHP to buy sugar, coconut and "malagkit rice" for her grinding business. Juanita hopes to grow and expand her business as well as their family's standard of living.
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.