Flordeliza D. is from the village of Omonay, Damulog Bukidnon. She is 39 years old. Flordeliza is married and has 4 school-aged children. To make a living, Flordeliza owns & operates a specialized retail store where she sells mango and guava fruits in the local community. Flordeliza has been engaged in her business for over 1 years and earns approximately 8,000 PHP a month for these activities.
In 2009, Flordeliza joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and to have the ability to engage in business activities. Flordeliza has successfully repaid a previous loan of 11,000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to purchase additional inventory & towards working capital. Flordeliza is requesting a new loan of 14,000 PHP which will be used to invest in expanding the business. This will be the 4th loan taken out by Flordeliza from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to support the education of her children.
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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About Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc.
Hagdan Sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI) is a non-governmental development organization founded in 1987 to promote Christian values through microfinance services in the Philippines. It partners with Opportunity International and the Mindanao Microfinance Council among others, and offers a range of business and community development services, including savings and insurance programs in addition to lending.