Nuualuga is 36 years old and married with 2 children. She runs a small business selling pancakes in her community and has been doing this for 1 year. Nuualuga has requested a loan to buy sugar, flour, baking soda and oil. She joined SPBD in 2013 to gain access to capital. With her earnings, Nuualuga will use to expand her business.
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.