Jessica, a 39-year-old married mother of one, lives in the Philippines where she has had a shop that sells canned goods, snacks and spices including garlic and onions for the last seven years. A member of HSPFI since 2009, she has requested a loan for PHP 17,000 to buy more snacks, beverages and spices. In the future, Jessica 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.