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Elda is 58 years old. She is married with five children. Elda has a food shop that makes and sells snacks like siopao, suman and hotcakes. She has had this business for six years.

Elda requested a loan of PHP 5,000 to buy the raw ingredients she needs to make snacks. Since 2010, Elda has been a member of Kiva partner Hagdan sa Pag-uswag Foundation, Inc. (HSPFI). In the future, Elda 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
  • 409
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,913,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Elda to buy the raw ingredients she needs to make snacks for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 11, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012