A loan of $900 helped to purchase a refrigerator for storage of drinks.


Lafoai's story

Lafoai is 55 years of age and married with five children. She has owned and operated a business selling soft drinks in the local community for 4 years. Lafoai needs a loan of WST $2500 to to purchase a refrigerator for storage of drinks. She plans to use the profit from her business (estimated to be 500 WST or US $208 per week) to improve/expand the business.

In 2009, Lafoai joined SPBD to gain access to financial services. Most of SPBD's clients are unable to borrow from commercial banks because they lack collateral. This is Lafoai's 5th loan with SPBD.



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