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Airish N. is from the village of Guanzon Tuto St. Gingoog City. She is 23 years old. Airish is single. To make a living, Airish owns and operates a specialized retail store where she sells lotions, perfumes and deodorants from NATASHA & AVON in the local community. Airish has been engaged in her business for more than a year and earns approximately 5000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2010, Airish joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her business and living situation. Airish is requesting a loan of 5000 PHP, which she will use to purchase additional products to buy and sell. This will be the first loan taken by Airish from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the loan to improve and expand her business.

About HSPFI:
HSPFI is an accredited partner 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
  • 1941
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,097,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.9
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Airish to purchase additional products to buy and sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2010
Nov 23, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2011