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Manuela, aged 58, lives in the Philippines and is married with two children. She has a food/retail shop (sari-sari store) where she buys and sells canned goods, snacks, personal care products, home use products and beverages. Manuela has had this business for 16 years.

She has requested a loan of 6,000 PHP to buy canned goods, snacks and beverages to sell. Manuela has been a member of HSPFI since 2011. In the future, she hopes to improve her business so she can support her grandchildren's education.

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
  • 497
    View loans »
    Philippines Loans Fundraising
  • $65,913,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 41.7
    Philippines Pesos (PHP) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $150 helped Manuela to buy canned goods, snacks and beverages to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 1, 2013