A loan of $125 helped to invest in expanding the business.

Analiza's story

Analiza C. is from the village of Malinao , Gingoog City. She is 23 years old. Analiza is married and has 2 infant-aged children. To make a living, Analiza owns & operates a motorcycle services business (know as habal habal) which her husband manages in the local community members. Analiza has been engaged in her business for over 3 years and earns approximately 4000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2009, Analiza joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Analiza has successfully repaid a previous loan of 3000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to to repair a transport vehicle used in the business. Analiza is requesting a new loan of 5000 PHP which will be used to invest in expanding the business. This loan will be the 2nd loan taken out by Analiza from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand the borrower's 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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