Sandra is a 40-year-old married woman with six children. She makes and sells cookies, twisties, teas, cup and bowl noodles, chicken curry, bbq, etc. in her community to earn a living. She has three years of experience with this business.
Sandra needs a loan to buy boxes of chicken, mutton flaps, sausages, rice, noodles, pepper, frying pan, foam plates and soy sauce. She plans to use her profits to renovate her house. Sandra has been a member of SPBD since 2010.
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.