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Linda
Linda L. is from the village of Promiseland, Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. She is 46 years old. Linda is married and has 2 adult-aged children. To make a living, Linda owns & operates a business venture in the food sector making & selling food. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from selling specialty food products like home-made sausages or longganisa in the local community. Linda has been engaged in her business for over 3 years and earns approximately 5500 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2010, Linda joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Linda is requesting a new loan of 5000 PHP which will be used to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. This loan will be the 1st loan taken out by Linda from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/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
  • 1306
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $57,866,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Linda to purchase raw ingredients needed to prepare food products for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 6, 2010
Listed
Aug 4, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Dec 15, 2010