Total loan: $1,350


Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands / Retail

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A loan helped to buy petrol, diesel, a fuel pump and empty containers for her fuel service business.

Mary's story

Mary is a 30-year-old woman who is married with three children and lives in a rural community outside Honiara, capital of the Solomon Islands.

Mary runs a fuel service business selling petrol and diesel in her community to earn a living. She has been doing this for one year. She has requested a loan to pay for additional petrol, diesel, a fuel pump and empty containers to assist her in running her business.

She plans to use her profits to improve her house so her family can have better living and save up to pay for her children's school fees. She became a member of SPBD in 2015 to gain access to financial services.