A loan of $525 helped to invest in a taro business and home improvements.


Ioana's story

Ioana T., 45, is married with 7 children. She has 4 years of experience in the taro business. She sells to the villagers and the public 2 days per week. She will use her loan to purchase a back sprayer and transportation fares for her business and items for home improvement, including a toilet set(bowl), cement, nails, and sand.

Ioana has had 1 previous loan with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 150 Tala (about $US62). SPBD loans are Ioana’s only access to capital because she has not been able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks.



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