Rodolfo is a married man and a farmer raising crops, particularly planting and harvesting rice to sell. In addition to his income in the farming business, his wife also raises hogs and sells them upon maturity. They work together for their family’s benefits.
Now, Rodolfo is asking for a loan of 30,000 PHP (Philippine Pesos) to buy fertilizers, pesticides, and insecticides used in farming. Someday, Rodolfo hopes to achieve a fruitful harvest and keep investing in their businesses for the improvement of their income.
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.