Justin Marie Brudo
Mangatarem, Pangasinan
Become healthy and wealthy
Not everyone likes vegetable - especially kids - but not in the case of Justin Marie Brudo of Mangatarem, Pangasinan, vegetables made her life healthy and wealthy.

Ever since, vegetable planting has been the source of income for Brudo's family. Justin Marie and her husband, Antonio, rely from the amount of money they earn every harvest season to support their three kids with their daily needs and education. Yet life's favor do not always flow for them. There were times that their crops were devastated by typhoon or pest infested leaving them nothing but debts.
Raul Camara Dela Cruz
Pantal, Dagupan City
OFW husband assures wife: 'You are not alone'
The lack of opportunities in the country leads many Filipinos to go out of the country - most of the time alone and with uncertainty of having a good and stable job. Sometimes, overseas Filipino worker (OFWs) will spend years of working and endure longingness to their family yet when they get back home for good, they don't have money or business to start with and go on living.
Willie Miranda
Rizal, Nueva Ecija
Pastor cum entrepreneur fulfills his mission with backyard animal raising business in NE
Twenty-years ago, Willie Miranda was working in Manila while also being a missionary during weekends back in his home province Nueva Ecija. After years of fatigue and cost spent in fulfilling his mission, he eventually became a pastor and also turned himself a promising entrepreneur.
Maxima Andrada
Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija
Client Story
Ms. Maxima Andrada, 43, from Brgy. Villa Isla, Science City of Muñoz, Nueva Ecija is married to Jaime Andrada, 48 and a backhoe operator with five children, is an active client of ASKI group loan for more or less three years now.
Febe Cabanisas
Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija
Client Story
Ms. Febe Cabanisas, 48 years of age, married to Apolinario Cabanisas with two (2) children are both residents of Purok Ginuntuan, Linglingay, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija. Febe works as a waitress in an eatery (lugawan) and her husband works as a staff of one of the politicians in Muñoz.
Haidee Dacumos
Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija
Client Story
Ms. Haidee Dacumos, 41 years of age and married to Domingo Dacumos with three (3) children are residents of Purok 2, Barangay Villa Isla, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija. She used to be a rice vendor in their barangay.
Isaias Espinar
Rizal, Nueva Ecija
Client Story
When he learnt about ASKI’s WASH loan program from his brother-in-law, Mr. Isaias Espinar, 51 years of age, and a resident of Barangay Estrella, Rizal Nueva Ecija availed a loan amounting to Ps 20,000.00 with a purpose of building comfort room and to have a source of water (Jetmatic).
Lenieflor Ico
Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya
ASKI Client Story
Lenieflor Ico of Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, together with her husband Danilo, dreamed of a better life for their three children. This dream propelled them to try different jobs like planting rice and vegetables in a rented farm, and making and selling charcoal. “We did jobs left and right so we could provide for the needs of our children. We sent them to school to give them a good start for a bright future,” says Lenie. Witnessing the couple’s struggles, Lenie’s sister who works in a bakeshop encouraged her to apply for a vacant position. Grabbing the opportunity to receive a regular monthly salary, Lenie became a baker’s assistant.
Gracelyn Dupingay
Banaue, Ifugao
ASKI Client Story
Self-reliance is the name of the game for Gracelyn Dupingay, a 24- year old single parent from Banaue, Ifugao. She was only 12 years old when her father died and her mother can barely provide for her and for her three siblings. While still at school, Gracelyn had to start working in order to contribute to the families income. Her mother was into wood-carving and that´s where Gracelyn got involved herself too. Their family owned a small handicrafts shop selling carved woodwork, from small penholders to folded chairs. Gracelyn, still being a student, was able to finish high school while working. However, continuing her education at college was no option due to the financial situation of her family.
Marie Grace Empascua
Solano, Nueva Vizcaya
ASKI Client Story
A daughter of a farm laborer, Marie Grace of Solano, Nueva Vizcaya had endured all kinds of life difficulties during her childhood together with her five siblings. Marie Grace did have big dreams for her future, but seeing her education run short, she buried those dreams. And these made her more motivated to achieve a better life, a better living.
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