Siniva is 31 years old and married with 4 children. She would like to start growing cabbages, carrots, and cucumbers to earn a living. Siniva has requested a loan to buy tools and seeds to start her business. She has been a member of SPBD for 2 years. Siniva will spend her profits to extend her business.
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.