A loan helped to buy rice, noodles, biscuits, canned foods and mixed goods for her general store.


Cathrine's story

Cathrine is 26 years old, and she is married with no children. She lives with her husband in a community in Honiara, capital of Solomon Islands.

Cathrine earns a living running a small general store selling food items such as rice, noodles, biscuits and canned foods in her community. She has been in this business for two years.

Cathrine has requested a loan to pay for additional rice, noodles, biscuits, canned foods and mixed goods to increase her supplies and assist her in running her business. She plans to use her profits to meet her family's weekly expenses and expand her business.

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


This loan is special because:

Its goal is to reach financially excluded and underserved people.



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