Sitahiti is 55 years old and single with no children. She owns and operates a business venture, sewing and designing clothes. She has many years of experience in this line of business. Sitahiti needs a loan to buy threads, a new sewing machine, needles and materials, etc. She hopes to expand her sewing business in the future. She joined SPBD in 2012.
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.