Tasesa is a 57-year-old woman who is married with 2 children. She has a small taxi service business. She has been in this business for three years. Tasesa needs a loan to buy more tires, filter oil, fluid oil, etc. She will use her profits to pay for her children's school fees. Tasesa 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.