Iloa is a 41-year-old woman who is married with 5 children. She has a small taxi business. She has being doing this business for many years.
Iloa needs a loan to buy brand-new tires, engine oil, and car paint, and to pay school fees for her kids. She will use her profits to help her family and her children's education. Iloa joined SPBD in 2012 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.