Anita sells vegetables, pork meat and fish in their village. She's working on hard on it while her husband is working on their farm. Anita drives her motorcycle with a side cart and roams around their village to sell. Her income is spent on the school allowances of her children. Her goal is to finish her children's education and become a professional someday. Anita is requesting a loan of PHP 25,000 to buy meat, fish, chicken and vegetables to sell. She hopes to gain more income to improve more of her 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.