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  1. 1. 4th MICROFINANCE BEST PRACTICES FORUM<br />June 9 and 10, 2011<br />Marriott Hotel , Cebu City, Philippines<br />“Bridging the Supply and Demand Gap on Financial Services for Rural Households”<br />The ASKI Experience<br />By: Jane M. Manucdoc<br />ASKI Director for Credit Operations<br />
  2. 2. Who We are?<br />NON-STOCK, NON-PROFIT DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION<br />primarily concerned in<br />PROMOTING & DEVELOPING MICRO-ENTERPRISES AND<br />SOCIAL SERVICES<br />
  3. 3. Where We Operate<br /><ul><li>PHILIPPINES- REGION 1, 2 & 3
  4. 4. SINGAPORE</li></li></ul><li>ASKI INSTITUTIONAL OVERVIEW<br />
  5. 5. Our experience in VCF for Agriculture and Rural Microenterprises <br />Bridging the Farmer to the Jollibee Supply Chain<br />
  6. 6. Specific Objectives<br />To organize farmers into agro-enterprise clusters for the purpose of consolidating supply and pooling transport logistics; <br />To assist farmers to engage in value-adding activities in order to enhance their compliance of quality requirements; and <br />To increase the knowledge of farmers about farming practices that will increase their productivity and reduce costs in order to increase the income of farmers<br />
  7. 7. Project Management Set-up<br />Jollibee<br />CRS<br />NLDC<br />Project Steering Group<br />JOLLIBEE FOUNDATION<br />CRS<br />NLDC<br />Technical Working Group<br />CRS AE Coordinator<br />Field Facilitator<br />LGU Representatives<br />MFI Representatives<br />Farmer Leaders<br />Site Working Group<br />
  8. 8. The KFPC is the result of the collaborative effort of Jollibee Foundation, CRS, NLDC and ASKI. <br />The vision of the project was: <br />“SMALL FARMERS TRAINED IN PRODUCTION AND MARKETING FOR AGRO-ENTERPRISES AND LINKED TO INSTITUTIONAL MARKETS LIKE JOLIBEE FOODS CORPORATION”<br />
  9. 9. Towards New Clusters/ Enterprises<br />8<br />Cluster Strengthening<br />1<br />7<br />Site Selection, Partnership Building and Formation of Working Group <br />Scaling Up<br />2<br />6<br />Product Supply Assessment and Product Selection<br />Test Marketing<br />5<br />3<br />Market Chain Study<br />Cluster Plan Formulation<br />4<br />Cluster Formation<br />Implementation Strategies<br />The Clustering Approach<br />
  10. 10. KALASAG FARMER’S PRODUCERS COOPERATIVE (KFPC)<br />
  11. 11. JOYS<br />Strong commitment of the stakeholders.<br />Capacity building is supported by stakeholders.<br />Government grants.<br />Funding for crop production is available.<br />Institutional market is not a problem.<br /> 6. Creates jobs in the community.<br /> 7. Can be replicated<br />
  12. 12. CHALLENGES<br /> 1. High costs of crop insurance coverage.<br />2. Lack of cold storage facilities/High cost.<br />Climate change.<br /> Internal problems within the group.<br /> Higher prices offered by traders.<br />
  13. 13. Future Directions <br />Replicate in other areas of ASKI. <br />Identify other Agri Products for VCF.<br />Identify other corporations that can partner with ASKI and its clients.<br />Network with local and international network on VCF.<br /> Produce Handbook on VCF.<br />
  14. 14. For more information visit our websitewww.aski.com.ph<br />
  15. 15. Thank you!<br />

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