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Merlyn is 44 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married and has three children.

Merlyn has a shop that sells green and yellow bananas per kilogram. She has had this business for six years. She requested a loan for PHP 14,000 to buy yellow and green bananas for resale.

Merlyn has been a member of HSPFI since 2009. In the future, Merlyn hopes to improve her business.

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
  • 385
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,798,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.8
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Merlyn to buy yellow and green bananas for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 9, 2011
Sep 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 15, 2012