Tusiga is a 43 year old married woman. She has 4 children. She catches and sells fish in her community to earn her living. She has 3 years of experience with this business.
Tusiga needs a loan to buy new fishing gear such as nets, fishing boats, hooks and bait. She plans to use her profits to renew her house. Tusiuga has been a member of SPBD since 2010.
South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) improves conditions for families living in poverty by providing accessible credit, training, and guidance to help them start, grow and maintain micro-businesses, build assets, finance home improvements, and afford to educate their children. 99% of SPBD’s loans go to women, who can borrow in groups to guarantee one another rather than put up collateral.