A loan of $525 helped to purchase chemicals, bush knife, fertilizer, axe and wheelbarrow.


Vaelua's story

Vaelua I., 74, is married with seven children. She has five years of experience in the plantation business. She sells to the village people and the public, two days per week. She has had one previous loan with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 130 Tala (~$45 US). SPBD loans are Vaelua’s only access to capital because she has never been able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks.



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