Chalevoix is 19 years old and single with no children.
She has a small stall where she bakes and sells pancakes, buns, scones and more in her community.
Chalevoix needs a loan to buy a plastic bags, sugar, flour, yeast, oil and a gas oven to help her with the business.
She is a new member of SPBD in 2012. Chalevoix hopes to use her earnings to improve her family assets.
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.