Iloa is 59 years old and married with 8 child. She owns and operates a small store, selling items such as snacks, sugar, salt, rice, tin food etc. She has been doing this for 3 years .Iloa needs a loan to buy sack of flour,sugar,box of noodles, soft drinks, tin fish, snacks, cigarettes and bag of rice. She hopes to use her profits to extend her shop. She became a member of SPBD in 2010 to gain access to capital for her business. Iloa will use the profit from her sale to improve her business, support her family..
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.