A loan of $1,225 helped to buy wiring and labour cost, bricks, louvre frames and 20 bags of cement for renovating her tailoring business.


Rose's story

Rose is 54 years old and is married with 6 children. She lives in a rural area outside of Honiara, the capital of Solomon islands.

She runs a tailor business, selling school uniforms, office uniforms, youths uniforms, ordered t-shirts, women blouse and kids wear to her clients living in town. Her customers give designs and place orders for her to sew different types of clothing wear. she's been doing this for 10 years.

She was able to pay for school fees, housing expenses and other business needs from her previous loans. With the help of SPBD training on how to run a business, she was earning high income and her business is running very well.

Rose is now requesting for a new loan to pay for bags of cement and other housing items to help in improving and renovating her building. With the profits that she will get from her tailoring business, she is planning to pay for other basic needs needed by her family and to help her with the overall running of her business.


She joined SPBD in 2015 to gain access to financial services.


This loan is special because:

Its goal is to reach financially excluded and underserved people.



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