A loan helped to buy cabbages, tomatoes, cassavas, and potatoes for her food marketing business.


Velary's story

Velary is a 40-year-old woman, who is married with four children. They live in a community in Honiara, capital of Solomon Island.

Velary runs a small marketing business where she buys cabbages, tomatoes, and root crops from local farmers and resells them at the market to earn a living. She has been in this business for three years.

Velary has requested a loan to pay for additional cabbages, tomatoes, cassavas, and potatoes to increase her stock and assist her in running her business.

Velary plans to use her profits to meet her family's weekly expenses and improve her business.

Valery joined SPBD in 2021.


This loan is special because:

Its goal is to reach financially excluded and underserved people.



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