Gastav is a 29-year-old woman with no children. She makes and sells coffee, lite foods and bakery products from her canteen to her community to earn a living. She has 2 years of experience with this business. She needs a loan to provide good quality in her business. She plans to use her profits to help support her family. Gastav has been a member of SPBD since 2010.
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.