SPBD loans are Ofu’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. The loan will also support her kids at school and her church contribution. Her husband is self-employed and works to maintain the business.
About SPBDSouth 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.
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