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Elizabeth is 37 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married and has seven children.

Elizabeth is making and peddling snacks like tikoy (a type of rice cake made from glutinous rice flour and sugar) and kutsinta (a sweet made from rice flour, brown sugar, and coconut). She has had this business for ten years. She requested a loan of PHP 12,000 to buy raw ingredients for making snacks.

Elizabeth has been a member of HSPFI since 2011. In the future, she 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

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 1821
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $60,866,650
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Elizabeth to buy raw ingredients for making snacks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 17, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012