Eseneiaso is a 44-year-old married woman with six children. She would like to start growing taros and bananas to earn a living.
Eseneiaso has requested a loan to help her purchase tools, fertilizers, etc. She has been a member of SPBD for two years. Eseneiaso will spend her profits to support her children going to school and also to carry out home improvements.
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.