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Total loan: $125
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A loan of $125 helped to purchase new items to expand her product offering.


Maricris's story

Maricris A. is from the village of Bagontaas, Valencia City. She is 33 years old, is married, and has two infant children.

Maricris owns and operates a specialized retail business selling herbal food supplements in the local community. She has been engaged in her business for over three years and earns approximately 4,000 PHP a month.

In 2009, Maricris joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. She is requesting a loan of 5,000 PHP which will be used to purchase new items to expand her product offering. This loan will be her first 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 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.

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: October 9, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI)

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Loan details

Loan length:

6 months
Disbursed date: October 9, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI)