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Honeylee is from the village of Eastern, Wao, Lanao del Sur. She is 23 years old. Honeylee is married and has 1 young child. To make a living, Honeylee owns & operates a motorela or habal-habal services business for local community members. Honeylee and her husband are also planting and harvesting corn. Honeylee has been engaged in her business for over 2 years and earns approximately 10000 PHP a month for these activities.

In 2009, Honeylee joined HSPFI to gain access to financial services to help improve her living situation and her ability to engage in business activities. Honeylee has successfully repaid a previous loan of 14000 PHP from HSPFI. This previous loan was used to purchase tools needed for the maintenance of the motorela service. Honeylee is requesting a new loan of 17000 PHP which will be used to purchase tools needed for the service & to buy corn seeds for the farm. This will be the 5th loan taken out by Honeylee 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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Additional Information

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.

About Philippines

  • $7,000
    Average annual income
  • 404
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,824,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.4
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Honeylee to purchase tools needed for the service & to buy corn seeds for the farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 20, 2011
May 25, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012