Total loan: $1,050

Sanita Ellah

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Port Vila, Shefa Province, Vanuatu / Transportation

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A loan helped to buy engine parts for her minibus so that she can provide better service for her customers.

Sanita Ellah's story

Santita Ellah is a 25-year-old mother with a five-year-old child who is currently attending a local primary school. She is content with her marriage. Her husband currently works in New Zealand under the Recognized Seasonal Employers program in which he does horticulture work. Sanita Ellah and her child live in their own home that is located in one of the largest villages on Efate Island. Her community is approximately a 20-minute drive from the city of Port Vila. Her village relies on the agriculture industry for food and income. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, this sector provides a satisfactory means for one to earn an income.

Santita Ellah requested a loan to pay for engine parts for her Hyundai Grace minibus so that she can provide the best service to her valuable customers. She wants to make sure that her service bus does not make strange noises that could develop into bigger problems in the future. Sanita Ellah has been in this business for three years. Sanita Ellah dreams of owning several Toyota HiAce vans so that she can upgrade her business and become the main transportation service in her community.

This is Sanita Ellah’s fourth loan with South Pacific Business Development. She faithfully repaid her previous loans on time. With her loans, Sanita Ella is empowered to grow her business and become a successful entrepreneur.