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Nancy E. is from the village of Naasag, Mambajao Camiguin. She is 35 years old. Nancy is married and has 4 school-aged children. To make a living, Nancy owns and operates a business venture in the specialized retail sector. The main source of income for the business comes from buying and selling agricultural products like bananas, coconuts, sweet potatoes, etc. in the local community. Nancy has been engaged in her business for over 2 years and earns approximately 5,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2009, Nancy joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Nancy has successfully repaid a previous loan of 5,000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to invest in expanding the business. Nancy is requesting a new loan of 9000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional agricultural products to sell. This will be the 3rd loan taken out by Nancy from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to supplement income of the family.

About HSPFI:

HSPFI is one of accredited partners of Opportunity International in the Philippines. It is based in Cagayan de Oro City and reaches out to the poor households of Northern Mindanao.

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Additional Information

About Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc.

Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI) is a non-governmental development organization founded in 1987 to promote Christian values through microfinance services in the Philippines. It partners with Opportunity International and the Mindanao Microfinance Council among others, and offers a range of business and community development services, including savings and insurance programs in addition to lending.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1160
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,443,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $200 helped Nancy to purchase additional products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 11, 2009
Jul 21, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2009