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Maripeth is 50 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is separated and has four children. She earns a living by running a food shop (or carenderia) where she sells dishes such as pancit bihon and chicken pork adobo. Maripeth has been in this business for three years and is requesting a loan for PHP 15,000 to buy raw ingredients to make more dishes to sell. She has been a member of HSPFI since 2010 and hopes to improve her business in the future.

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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
  • 398
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    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $66,089,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 43.0
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Maripeth to buy ingredients for making food to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 16, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 15, 2012