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Melecia is 55 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is widowed with three children. She has a retail shop that buys and sells canned goods, snacks, and beverages. She has had this business for five years. She requested a loan for 18,000 PHP to buy stock of canned goods, snacks, and beverages.

Melecia has been a member of HSPFI since 2009. In the future, Melecia 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
  • 331
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $70,633,225
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 42.6
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Melecia to buy canned goods, snacks, and beverages for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 24, 2012
Mar 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012