Fermelita is 59 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married and has two children. Fermelita has a sari-sari store that sells canned goods, snacks, personal care products, home use products, firewood & beverages. She has had this business for 8 years. She requested a loan of PHP 4,000 to buy stocks of canned goods, snacks, firewood & beverages. Fermelita has been a member of HSPFI since 2012. In the future, Fermelita hopes to improve her business for the education of her grandchildren.
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.