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Adelaida
Adelaida N. is from the village of Tambagan, Medina, Misamis Oriental. She is 37 years old. Adelaida is married and has 5 school-aged children. To make a living, Adelaida owns & operates a sari-sari (variety) retail shop. The main source of income for the business comes from selling daily use products such as shampoo, soap & toothpaste in the local community. Adelaida has been engaged in her business for over 5 years and earns approximately 4,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2008, Adelaida joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Adelaida has successfully repaid a previous loan of 8,000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to to purchase additional inventory and as working capital. Adelaida is requesting a new loan of 11,000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This will be the 4th loan taken out by Adelaida from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to support education of children.

About HSPFI:

HSPFI is an accredited partner 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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 228
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $53,045,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $250 helped Adelaida to purchase additional products to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 22, 2010
Listed
Mar 29, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jan 15, 2011