"Foloi is a 25 year old married woman with 1 child.
She has a small plantation and grows taro, taamu,yams and bananas to earn a living. She has been doing this for 3 years. Foloi has requested a loan to buy wheelbarrow,manure chemicals,bush knives and digging stick.
She has been a member of SBPD in 2013. With her profits, Foloi hopes to support her family and save money for her child's education.
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.