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Mae Darlene
Mae Darlene P. is from the village of San Roque, Maramag, Bukid. She is married with two children. Mae Darlene has a sari-sari (variety) store selling daily-use products such as canned goods, snack foods and instant noodles. She has been engaged in her business for over three years and earns approximately 5000 PHP a month.

In 2009, Mae Darlene joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. She has successfully repaid a previous loan of 8000 PHP from HSPFI and is requesting a new loan of 5000 PHP to purchase additional inventory. This will be the fouth loan taken out by Mae Darlene from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/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
  • 1426
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $59,280,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Mae Darlene to purchase additional canned goods and snacks to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 17, 2011
Listed
Mar 21, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Sep 15, 2011