Roxanna is 23 years old and married. She has two children. She makes and sells printing materials, to earn a living. She has been doing this work for one year. Roxanna has requested a loan to buy paints, brushes, roller designs, and fabric material. She plans to use her profits to improve her business and fulfill her family commitments. She joined SPBD in 2013, to gain access to financial services.
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.