Cristy is 41 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married and has 4 children. For the past 5 years, Cristy has operated a shop, selling vegetables such as cabbages, beans, pechay (bok choy), bitter melons, radishes, spices and seasonings. She has requested a loan of PHP 14,000 to buy more vegetables (potatoes, spring onions, beans, garlic), vinegar and cooking oil to sell. Cristy has been a member of HSPFI since 2011. In the future, she 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.