Leonida is 38 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with six children.
Leonida has a "vermi farm" that produces "vermi" waste (worm castings) that can be used as fertilizer. She has had this business for five years. She requested a loan of PHP 15,000 to buy additional "vermi" worms.
Leonida has been a member of HSPFI since 2010. In the future, Leonida hopes to improve her business.
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.