Sasa is 19 years old and married with one child. She plans to start a business selling "freezers", snacks, soap, tinned food and other merchandise. She has requested a loan to buy new stock for her shop. Sasa will use her profits to extend her small 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.