Ta'e is 51 years old and married with six children. She owns and operates a business venture, which is sewing clothes. To earn extra income she also has a cattle farm. She has 3 years of experience in these businesses.
Ta'e needs a loan to buy calves, barbed wire, materials, a new sewing machine, and threads. She hopes to use her profits to support her family. She joined SPBD in 2009.
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.