Susana is 66 years old, married, and has nine children. She owns and operates a sewing business. She has many years of experience in this line of work.
Susana is requesting a loan to buy needed materials. She hopes to use her profits to expand her business. She joined SPBD in 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.