She has had two previous loans with SPBD, Kiva's partner. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 1000 Tala (about $416).
SPBD loans are Fuailelagi’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. Her loan will be used to purchase a new fishing canoe, fishing gear and chemicals for the plantation.
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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