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.
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.