Alititaiolemoana is a 23-year-old married woman with three children. She would like to start growing taro crops, taamu crops and bananas to earn a living.
Alititaiolemoana has requested a loan to purchase equipment to start her business. She has been a member of SPBD for one year. Alititaiolemoana will spend her profits to provide for her family's daily needs.
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.