A loan helped to buy canned foods, noodles, biscuits and soft drinks for her general store business.


Mary's story

Mary is 43 years old and she is married with six children and they live in a community in Honiara, capital of Solomon Island.

She owns and operates a small general store business selling food items such as rice, noodles, canned foods and biscuits in her community to earn a living. She has been in this business for four years.

Mary has requested a loan to pay for additional canned foods, noodles, biscuits and soft drinks to increase her stocks and assist her in running her business.

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

She joined SPBD in 2021 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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