Makerita is a 25-year-old woman who is single with one child.
She has a small business, flea market; she has many years with this business.
Makerita needs a loan to buy materials, needles, sewing machine, buttons, earrings, and bangles.
She will use her profits to assist with her family's everyday needs.
Makerita 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.