Tutonu is 28 years old and married with two children. She runs a small business selling BBQ in her community and has been doing this for four years.
Tutonu has requested a loan to buy mutton flaps, chicken leg quarters, soya sauce, and tomato sauce. She joined SPBD to gain access to capital. With her earnings, Tutonu will finally expand her business into some nearby villages.
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.