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Total loan: $250
Tumpagon, Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, Northern Mindanao, Philippines / Retail
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Tessie G. is from the village of Tumpagon, Cagayan de Oro City. She is 39-years old. Tessie is married and has three school-aged children. She owns and operates a sari-sari (variety) retail store, which sells a variety of different products in the local community. Tessie has been engaged in her business for over two years. In 2008, Tessie joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Tessie has successfully repaid a previous loan from HSPFI. Tessie is requesting a new loan of $250, which will be used to purchase new items to expand her product offering. This loan will be the 4th loan taken out by Tessie from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from her business to supplement income of the family. About HSPFI: HSPFI is one of accredited partners of Opportunity International in the Philippines. It is based in Cagayan de Oro City and is reaching out to the poor households of Northern Mindanao. *Note: To maximize efficiency and reduce costs, this loan was posted using a template to automate the translation by Kiva. Given that manual translation of entrepreneur profiles is costly, we created this template for our field staff to allow them to continue to post loans in English while providing quality and accurate information to Kiva lenders.