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Mellie is 35 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married and has three children.

Mellie has a food shop, or carenderia, that sells viands like chicken & pork adobo, afritada & caldereta. She has had this business for five years. She requested a loan for 5,000 Philippine Pesos (PHP) to buy raw ingredients for making viands.

Mellie is a new member of HSPFI. In the future, Mellie hopes to improve her business.

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

  • $1175
    Average annual income
  • 386
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $50,809,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Mellie to buy raw ingredients for making viands.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012