Romela is 51 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with nine children. Romela has a food/retail shop or sari-sari store that buys and sells canned goods, snacks, personal care products, home use products and beverages. She had this business for 9 years.
She requested a loan of PHP 7,000 to buy stocks of canned goods, snacks and beverages. Romela became a member of HSPFI in 2012. In the future, Romela 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.