Arcelie is 28 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with 3 children.
Arcelie has a shop where she sells charcoal made from coconut shells and wood by the sack. She has had this business for 2 years. She requested a loan of 11,000 Philippine pesos (PHP) to buy materials needed for charcoal-making.
Arcelie has been a member of HSPFI since 2011. In the future, she 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.