ASKI 30th Year Anniversary “Creating Opportunities, Transforming Communities”
Last March 9, 2017 ASKI Group of Companies held a double celebration, their 30th Year Anniversary with a theme; “Creating Opportunities, Transforming Communities ” and their MBA MICROINSURANCE SUMMIT 2017! With a theme, “Protecting the Poor, Building a Resilient Community”. Present during the said event were ASKI Mutual Benefit Association, Inc., ASKI Foundation, ASKI Multipurpose Cooperative, ASKI Skills and Knowledge Institute, ASKI, Global Limited, Alalay Holding and Trading, iSynergies Inc, ASKI School of Knowledge, Employees Credit Cooperative, St. Jude Travel & Tours and busness partners. Nueva Ecija Governor Czarina Umali also graced the whole day celebration.
During his speech ASKI President and CEO, Rolly Victoria mentioned that members should start thinking about their future, know how to sustain their lives and protect the environment, and that Renewable Energy Solutions, like d.light and Niwa quality solar products should be given serious consideration. These products can help them uplift their lives through savings on electricity, kerosene and candles, he also mentioned that several families have been using these already.
During the event, the Department of Trade and Industry also conducted training to ASKI memebers on various livelihood programs.
ASKI the organization was inaugurated in October 1986 in the year of the EDSA People Power Revolution when social issues like poverty and unemployment were widely felt. A group of business leaders in Nueva Ecija out of Christian zeal and compassion, joined hands to think of positive response to the issues and help deliver an economic turnaround-micro-enterprise
POWER 4 ALL had been a technology partner to ASKI through the latter's Green Energy Program, a major initiative aimed at empowering communities within rural areas to live better lives through access to sustainable energy. The goal of lighting up rural communities through solar power is to improve productivity, livelihood and education.