A loan of $200 helped to purchase livestock feed & other supplies.

Victorico's story

Victorico Q. is from the village of Macasandig, Cagayan de Oro City. He is 62 years old. Victorico is married and has 4 adult children. To make a living, Victorico owns & operates a business venture in the agriculture sector raising livestock. While not the only means for generating revenue, the main source of income for the business comes from buying and raising pigs for sale. He also butchers and sells pigs for meat & also chickens. Victorico has been engaged in his business for over 15 years and earns approximately 5000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2010, Victorico joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve his living situation and ability to engage in business activities. Victorico has successfully repaid a previous loan of 5000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to to invest in expanding the business. Victorico is requesting a new loan of 8000 PHP which will be used to purchase livestock feed & other supplies. This will be the 2nd loan taken out by Victorico from HSPFI. He plans to use the additional revenue generated from the business to improve/expand his business.

About HSPFI:

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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