She now runs her own barbeque stall along the side of the road leading to the international airport. Paletina has many plans for the future but for now, she is considering setting up a small shop beside her stall.
About SPBDSouth Pacific Business Development (SPBD) improves conditions for families living in poverty by providing accessible credit, training, and guidance to help them start, grow and maintain micro-businesses, build assets, finance home improvements, and afford to educate their children. 99% of SPBD’s loans go to women, who can borrow in groups to guarantee one another rather than put up collateral.
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