Tima P., 30, is married with four children. She has many years of experience in her banana plantation business. She sells three days per week to the village community and to the general public. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 350 Tala (approximately $115). Part of her loan will be used for school fees.
Tima has five previous loans with SPBD. SPBD loans are her only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks.