Fuaselau is a 33-year-old married woman with 3 children. She would like to start a vegetable garden. Fuaselau has requested a loan to buy spray, a plant sprayer, fertilizer, gloves, and vegetable seeds. She has been a member of SPBD for 4 years. Fuaselau hopes to use her profits to expand the business.
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.