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Total loan: $500


Honiara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands / Food

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A loan helped to buy one deep freezer for her fish marketing business.

Julia's story

Julia is a 39-year-old woman who is a single mother of three children and they live in a community in Honiara, capital of Solomon Island.

She wants to start a small business selling fresh fish at the market to earn a living.

Julia has requested a loan to pay for one deep freezer to assist her in starting her business.

She plans to use her profits to meet her family's weekly expenses and grow her business.

She joined SPBD in 2019 to gain access to financial services for her business.