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Ador A. is from the village of San Antonio, Talakag Bukidnon. He is 56 years old. Ador is married and has 4 adult children. Ador operates a family member's taxi business. The main source of income for the business comes from providing transportation services through a "habal-habal" to the local community (a habal-habal is a motorcycle with an extended seat that carries 2-6 passengers). Ador has been engaged in his business for over 25 years and earns approximately 3,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) a month (about $65) for these activities.

In 2010, Ador joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business. Ador is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP which will be used to purchase materials needed to provide service. This loan will be the first loan Ador has taken out from HSPFI. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand the business.

About HSPFI:

HSPFI is one of 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
  • 1443
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,280,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.2
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Ador to purchase materials needed to provide service.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 19, 2010
Feb 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 15, 2010