Ana is 38 years old and married with three children. She plans to start a business selling fishing gear. She has requested a loan to buy new fishing gear for her business.
Ana will use her profits to provide her children with education. She has been a member of SPBD since 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.