Sulieti is a 56-year-old married woman, with six children.
She has a small plantation and grows cocoa and coconuts to earn a living. She has been doing this for four years.
Sulieti has requested a loan to buy more cocoa plantlings, a mist blower, palm spray, and fertilizers. She has been a member of SPBD since 2009.
With her profits, Sulieti hopes to improve her business for her better future .
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.