Total loan: $125


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Iligan City, Lanao del Norte, Northern Mindanao, Philippines / Retail

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Beveline's story

Beveline R. is from the village of Barina-ut, Iligan City. She is 47 years old. Beveline is married and has seven adult children. To make a living, Beveline owns and operates a sari-sari (variety) retail shop. The main source of income for the business comes from selling both food and daily use products in the local community. Beveline is just starting this business.

In 2009, Beveline joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Beveline is requesting a new loan of 5,000 PHP which will be used to invest in expanding the business. This loan will be Beveline's first loan from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve and expand her business.

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.

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