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Jocelyn is 41 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married and has three children. In their village, Jocelyn is selling food such as fried chicken and kare-kare – a traditional Filipino dish. She has had this business for 6 years. She requested a loan of 5,000 PHP to buy raw ingredients for making food, such as meat, dressed chicken, and spices. Jocelyn has been a member of HSPFI since 2012. In the future, Jocelyn hopes to improve her business to better provide for the education of her children.

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
  • 2120
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $61,219,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Jocelyn to buy raw ingredients for making food.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 27, 2012
Jul 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2013