Elda is 58 years old. She is married with five children. Elda has a food shop that makes and sells snacks like siopao, suman and hotcakes. She has had this business for six years.
Elda requested a loan of PHP 5,000 to buy the raw ingredients she needs to make snacks. Since 2010, Elda has been a member of Kiva partner Hagdan sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI). In the future, Elda 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.