Olioli is 40 years old and married with 6 childrens. She owns and operates a business venture, sewing business. She has 3 years of experience in this line of business. Olioli needs a loan to buy for a new sewing machine, fabrics and paints. She hopes to use her profits to support her family and to improve her business. She joined SPBD in 2010.
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.