Jorenda, a 53-year-old married mother of seven, lives in the Philippines where, for the past six years, she has been providing motorela or habal-habal services with her husband as the driver. A member of HSPFI since 2010, she has requested a loan for PHP 11,000 to buy tools and pay the gasoline costs of her motorela service. In the future, Jorenda hopes to improve her business.
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.