A loan of $175 helped to purchase additional inventory & as working capital.

Marvic's story

Marvic M. is from the town of Mambajao, Camiguin. He is 30 years old. Marvic is widowed and has 3 infant-aged children.

To make a living, Marvic operates a computer services business for local community members. Marvic also runs a t-shirt printing business.

Marvic joined HSPFI to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Marvic successfully repaid his first loan of 5000 PHP from HSPFI.which he invested in expanding his business.

Marvic is requesting his second loan from HSPFI, for 8000 PHP, to use as working capital and to purchase additional inventory.

He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to save as a reserve for future emergencies.


HSPFI is an accredited partner 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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