"Lilipeta is 26 years old and married with 2 children.
She has a small garden where she grows green pepper,white pepper,tomatoes etc that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 4 years. Lilipeta needs a loan to buy seeds of tomatoes,green pepper,white pepper,cucumber,cabbages and ginger.
She has been a member of SPBD since 2009. Lilipeta will use the profits from her sales to extend her house."
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.