A loan of $1,200 helped to purchase additional products to sell.


Fenumiai's story

Fenumiai S. is a 51-year-old woman living in Faleula Fogaa. She is married and has six adult children. Fenumiai owns and operates a general store from which she sells a variety of different products to the local community. She recently opened her store and is earning approximately 650 WST a month in business.



Fenumiai joined SPBD to gain access to their financial services designed to improve her living situation and business activities. She successfully repaid her previous loan of 4400 WST from SPBD that was used to purchase additional inventory for her store. Fenumiai is now requesting a loan of 3250 WST which will be used to purchase additional goods to sell. The loan will be the sixth loan taken out by Fenumiai from SPBD.



About SPBD:
SPBD's mission is to improve the quality of life for people living in poverty in the poor island nations of the South Pacific. SPBD's philosophy of lending is based on a respect for each individual's innate human ingenuity, drive and self-esteem.



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