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A loan of $925 helped to improve a taro chips business.

Tiloga's story

Tiloga S., 29, is married with 3 children. She has 4 years of experience selling taro chips. She sells to the villagers and school children 5 days per week. Her loan will be used to improve her taro plantation and chip business and to improve her house.

Tiloga has had 3 previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 500 Tala (about $US 208). SPBD loans are Tiloga’s only access to capital because she has not been able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. She is very pleased with the SPBD programme and is a long-time loyal member.

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