A loan of $450 helped to buy a wheel barrow, a bush knife, shovels and fertilizers to expand her farming business.


Maria Falanika's story

Maria is a 37-year-old married woman with six children. She has a small plantation and grows taro and yam to earn a living. She has been doing this for many years. Maria has requested a loan to expand her business. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. With her profits Maria hopes to give her children better education.



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