Victorina is 51 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with five children.
Victorina has a food shop, or "carinderia," that sells viands like pork adobo (pork marinated in a sauce of vinegar and garlic) and pancit guisado (fried noodles with mixed meats). She has had this business for two years. She requested a loan for PHP 9,000 to buy raw ingredients for making viands to sell.
Victorina has been a member of HSPFI since 2011. In the future, Victorina 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.