Total loan: $200


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Linconcomonan, Gingoog City, Misamis Oriental, , Philippines / Services

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Evelyn's story

Evelyn H. is from the village of Linconcomonan, Gingoog City. She is 34 years old. Evelyn is widowed and has 4 school-aged children. To make a living, Evelyn owns and operates a service-based business. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from providing motorcycle or habal-habal services. Her husband is the driver for local community members. Evelyn has been engaged in her business for over 5 years and earns approximately 6,000 PHP a month for these activities. In 2010, Evelyn joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Evelyn has successfully repaid a previous loan of 5,000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to to purchase materials needed to provide service. Evelyn is requesting a new loan of 8,000 PHP, which will be used to purchase tools needed for the maintenance of the motorcycle. This loan will be the 2nd loan taken out by Evelyn from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand her business. About HSPFI: HSPFI is one of the 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.