Gwen is a 20-year-old married woman with no children. She would like to start growing a vegetable garden. To earn a living. Gwen has requested a loan to buy more vegetable seeds, fertilizer, a plant sprayer, etc.
She has been a member of SPBD for two years. Gwen will spend 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.