Letasia is a 23-year-old woman who is single with three children. She has a small business, flea market; she has many years with this business.
Letasia needs a loan to buy kava bowls, materials, earrings, bangles, table mats, beer holder, Samoa war weapon, sinnet, and siapo.
She will use her profits to help and provide for her family financially.
Letasia 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.