Silalotalie is a woman who can do a man’s work. She may look fragile when you see her, but she is very strong. She operates two businesses together: a shop and a plantation. The ideas and planning are hers. She thinks that the plantation is helpful and supportive for the shop and for family food so that no money will be spent on buying taro or bananas. She would like to use the loan to restock the shop and buy planting tools.
About SPBDSouth 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.
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