A loan of $1,200 helped to buy supplies for her vegetable garden/plantation and for renovating her house.


Penina Lam's story

Penina is a 37 year old mother of seven children. This is her 7th loan from SPBD since she joined SPBD in 2005. She runs a vegetable garden as well as a peanuts plantation. Penina applied for this loan in order to buy supplies for her businesses and for renovating her house. She sells her crops only on Friday, and she can earn a profit of 260 Tala ($104 USD), which is helpful for family expense like church donation, groceries, and bills. Her husband drives a taxi and earns a profit of 380 Tala ($152 USD) a week.



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