Ianeta is a 40-year-old married woman with six children. She has a small plantation and grows taro and yams to earn a living. She has been doing this for three years.
Ianeta has requested a loan to purchase more farming tools and chemicals to expand her business. She has been a member of SBPD since 2010. With her profits, Ianeta hopes to save for her family's needs.
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.