Levaai is 19 years old and married with 1 child. She has a small garden where she grows cabbages,beans,egg plants and cucumbers that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 2 years.Levaai needs a loan to buy vegetable seeds, pickaxes, rake and fertilizer. She has been a member of SBPD in 2013. Levaai will use the profits from her sales to support her family and 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.