A loan of $200 helped to purchase additional ingredients needed & provide working capital.

Anesia's story

Anesia M. is from the village of Sugbongcogon, Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental. She is 43 years old. Anesia is married and has 5 adult-aged children. To make a living, Anesia owns & operates a business venture in the food sector making & selling food. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes primarily from selling snacks & other delicacies like banana and sweet potato cues in the local community. Anesia has been engaged in her business for over 4 years and earns approximately 8000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2010, Anesia joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Anesia has successfully repaid a previous loan of 5000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to to purchase raw ingredients needed to make products for sale. Anesia is requesting a new loan of 8000 PHP which will be used to purchase additional ingredients needed & working capital. This loan will be the 2nd loan taken out by Anesia from HSPFI. She plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand the 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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