Savaliga is a 52 year old married woman with two children. She makes ice-cakes and sells them in her community to earn a living. She has two years of experience with this business.
Savaliga needs a loan to buy bags of sugar and foam cups. She plans to use her profits to expand her business.
Savaliga has been a member of SPBD since 2013.
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.