Molia is a 58-year-old, married woman, who has six children. She would like to start growing taro, bananas, yams and taamu, to earn a living. Molia has requested a loan to buy to buy items she needs to begin farming those crops, like a weed sprayer, chemicals, bush knives, filings and a crowbar. Molia will spend her profits to extend her business.
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.