Vaitulia is a 52 year old woman with 3 children. She operates a bakery business selling snacks, finger food and her pastries in her community and has been doing this for 3 years.Vaitulia has requested a loan to help her increase the quality of her business. She is looking at purchasing a Gas stove, gas, cooking oil, flour, baking powder, sugar, 2 large bins (plastic containers). She joined SPBD in 2014 to gain access to capital. With her earnings, Vaitulia will help improve her family's livings standards.
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.