A loan helped to buy a baking drum, baking trays, food containers, flour and baking ingredients for her bakery business.


Vaelisa's story

Vaelisa is a 35-year-old woman who is married with three children. They live in a community in Honiara, the capital of Solomon Island.

She runs a small bakery business where she makes and sells buns, pizza and birthday cakes in her community and at the market to earn a living. She has been in this business for three years.

Vaelisa has requested a loan to pay for an additional baking drum, baking trays, food containers, flour and baking ingredients to assist her in running her business.

She plans to use her profits to meet her family's financial needs and grow 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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