Mercides is 59 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is a widow with 5 children.
Mercides has a shop that offers car wash. She has had this business for 5 years. She requested a loan for 20,000 PHP to buy a hose, drums and to pay for the monthly water bill.
Mercides has been a member of HSPFI since 2012. In the future, Mercides hopes to improve her business for the education of her children.
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.