Faitele is 44 years old and married with four children. She owns and operates a business venture painting different kinds of designs on clothes. She has three years of experience in this line of business.
Rita needs a loan to buy materials, paints and painting brushes for her business. She hopes to use her profits to buy a printing machine for her business in the future. She joined SPBD in 2011.
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.