Temukisa is 48 years old and married with 5 children. She makes and sells elei printing materials to earn a living and has been doing this for 1 year.
Temukisa has requested a loan to buy materials, color paints, an elei carved board and stencils. She plans to use her profits to improve her business and provide for her children's education. She joined SPBD in 2012 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.