Lili is a 46-year-old married woman with 6 children. She has a small plantation and grows breadfruit and taro, etc. to earn a living. She has been doing this for many years. Lili has requested a loan to help her pay her children's educational bills. She has been a member of SPBD since 2011. With her profits, she hopes to provide her family's daily 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.