Alofa is 39 years old and married with 5 children.
She owns and operates a business venture, Elei. She has 2 years of experience in this line of work.
Alofa needs a loan to buy more painting tools. She hopes to use her profits to help her children. She joined SPBD in 2011.
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.