Marites is 39 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with four children. Marites has a bakeshop that sells different kinds of breads, cookies and pastries. She has had this business for 23 years. She requested a loan for PHP 12,000 to buy raw ingredients for making breads and pastries. Marites has been a member of HSPFI since 2010. In the future, Marites 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.