Tauva is 48 years old and married with 6 children. She has a small plantation where she grows taro and taamu that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for more than 5 years. Tauva needs a loan to buy chemicals, bush knives, weed sprayer, wheelbarrow, fertilizer. She has been a member of SBPD since 2011. Tauva will use the profits from her sales to support her family and to pay her children's school fees
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.