Moa is 39 years old, married and has five children.
She creates and sells materials with Elei printing and other Samoan handicrafts to earn a living. She has been doing this for five years.
Moa has requested a loan in order to buy screen prints, materials, paint, brushes and other items. She plans to use her profits to renovate her house and assist in the betterment of the business. She joined SPBD in 2012 to gain access to financial services.
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.