Dorcas is 43 years old and lives in the Philippines. She is married with eight children.
Dorcas has a food/retail shop (or sari-sari store) that buys and sells canned goods, snacks, personal care products, home use products and beverages. She had this business for five years. She requested a loan for 11,000 Philippines pesos to buy stocks of canned goods, snacks, shampoo, soap, cereals and beverages.
Dorcas has been a member of HSPFI since 2011. In the future, Dorcas 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.