Liene is 27 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married and has three children.
To earn a living, Liene has a business selling snacks like native delicacies such as "biko" hot cake, suman (a variety of rice cake made with coconut milk and wrapped with banana leaf), buko (young coconut) pie, and apple pie. She earns about PHP 4,000 each month doing this type of work.
Liene has requested a loan to buy raw ingredients for making snacks like flour, sugar, margarine, and cheese.
Liene has been a member of HSPFI for three years. 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.