Toaganamua is a 39-year-old married woman with 1 child. She runs a business selling assorted goods in her community. She has 5 years of experience. Toaganamua requests a loan to buy chickens, canned fish, milk, toilet paper, noodles, sugar, rice, salt, flour, snacks, soft drinks, and cigarettes. She plans to use her profits to save for her family's needs and to improve her business.
She has been a member of SPBD since 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.