Rosalina is 21 years old and single with no children. She would like to start a small business selling elei (embellished) materials. She has two years of experience in this line of work. Rosalina needs a loan to buy cloth, rollers, paints, and a sketch board. She hopes to use her profits to expand her business in the future.
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.