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Angelia O. is 45 years old, married and has two school-aged children. She is from the village of Tinabalan, a part of Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental province on the Mindanao islands. Angelia buys and raises pigs to sell and also makes and sells coconut wine. Angelia has been in business for over twenty years and earns approximately 12,000 PHP a month.

In 2009, Angelia joined HSPFI to gain access to its financial services. She successfully repaid a previous loan of 12,000 PHP from HSPFI that was used to purchase piglets. Angelia is requesting a new loan, her fourth from HSPFI, of 12,000 PHP that will be used to purchase pig feed and other supplies. She plans to use the additional revenue generated to improve her business.

About HSPFI:

Hagdan sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc., or 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
  • 993
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $63,411,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $275 helped Angelia to purchase pig feed and other supplies.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 2, 2011
Feb 8, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2011