A loan of $125 helped to purchase additional products to sell.

Mary Anne's story

Mary Anne D. is from the village of Naawan Misamis Oriental. She is 35 years old. Mary Anne is married and has 2 school-aged children. To make a living, Mary Anne owns & operates a business venture in the retail sector running a sari-sari (variety) retail shop, selling both food & daily use products in the local community. Mary Anne has been engaged in her business for over 3 years and earns approximately 5000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2010, Mary Anne joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Mary Anne is requesting a new loan of 5000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional products to sell. This will be the 1st loan taken out by Mary Anne 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 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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