Medarda, age 49, has a retail shop where she buys and sells canned goods, snacks, and beverages. She has had this business for 11 years. She and her husband have two children.
Medarda has been a member of HSPFI since 2009. She has requested a loan in the amount of PhP 18,000 in order to buy stocks of canned goods, snacks, and beverages to offer for sale.
In the future, Medarda 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.