Fetu is 35 years old and married. She has three children.
She makes and sells elei, traditional hand-stenciled fabric, to earn a living and has been doing this for three years.
Fetu has requested a loan to by more equipment. She plans to use her profits to renew her kitchen. She joined SPBD to gain access to financial services.
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.