Gataiala is a 34-year-old married woman with 1 child. She would like to start growing taro and taamu to earn a living. Gataiala has requested a loan to start a new plantation.
She has been a member of SPBD for 1 year. Gataiala will spend her profits to expand her 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.