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Vicenta
Vicenta P. is from the village of Puerto, Lurugan Valencia City. She is 43 years old. Vicenta is married and has children. To make a living, Vicenta owns & operates a business running a sari-sari (variety) retail shop. The main source of income for the business comes from selling a variety of different products in the local community. Vicenta has been engaged in her business for over 20 years and earns approximately 3,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2009, Vicenta joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Vicenta has successfully repaid a previous loan of 5,000 PHP from HSPFI. Vicenta is requesting a new loan of 8,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This loan will be the 2nd loan taken out by Vicenta from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business.

About HSPFI:

HSPFI is one of the accredited partners of Opportunity International in the Philippines. It is based in Cagayan de Oro City and is reaching 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
  • 1485
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,157,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $175 helped Vicenta to purchase additional products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 7, 2009
Listed
Aug 22, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2010