A loan of $775 helped to pay for canned foods, noodles, biscuits for her general store business.


Mary's story

Mary is 58 years old and is married with ten children and lives in a rural community in Honiara, capital of Solomon Island.

She owns and operates a small store, selling biscuits, noodles, canned foods, rice in her community to earn living. She has been doing this for three years.

Mary needs a loan to pay for additional stocks like canned foods, noodles, biscuits for her general store business.

She hopes to use her profits to expand her store, improve her family's standard of living and pay for her children's school fees.

She became a member of SPBD in 2016 to gain access to capital for her business.


This loan is special because:

Its goal is to reach financially excluded and underserved people.



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