Lonise is a 43 years old married woman with 4 children.
She makes and sells sandwich and pork buns in her community to earn a living. She has 4 years of experience with this business.
Lonise needs a loan to buy an oven, bag of sugar, flour, eggs and cooking oil.
She plans to use her profits to expand her house and her kids' education. Lonise has been a member of SPBD since 2009.
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.