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Total loan: $400
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Beverly

Philippines
Camiguin, Philippines / Fish Selling

A loan of $400 helped to purchase new items to expand product offering.


Beverly's story

Beverly G. is from the village of Catarman, Camiguin Province. She is 51 years old. Beverly is married and has 4 children. To make a living, Beverly owns and operates a specialized retail store. The main source of income for the business comes from selling seafood products, including fish and shrimp, in the local community. Beverly has been engaged in her business for over 21 years and earns approximately 10,000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2008, Beverly joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Beverly has successfully repaid a previous loan of 10,000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to to purchase additional products to sell. Beverly is requesting a new loan of 18,000 PHP which will be used to purchase new items to expand product offering. This will be the 4th loan taken out by Beverly from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/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 reaches out to the poor households of Northern Mindanao.

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: September 8, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI)

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Loan details

Loan length:

11 months
Disbursed date: September 8, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI)