"Pisila is 61 years old and married with 12 children.
She has a small garden where she grows cabbage,tomato and cucumber that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for many years. Pisila needs a loan to buy manure chemical,vegetable seeds, fertilizer, rake, bushknives and digging stick for her business.
She has been a member of SPBD since 2013. Pisila will use the profits from her sales to help her family 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.