Sepa is a 22-year-old woman who is married with no children. She runs a business of printing on cloth in her community. She has one year of experience with this business.
Sepa has requested a loan to to buy new fabrics for printing. She plans to use her profits to improve the business and help her family. She joined SPBD in 2012 to gain access to financial services.
South 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.