Angelina is a 32-year-old woman who is married with four children. She has a small business, running a game named bingo. She has been in this business for two years.
Angelina needs a loan to buy stuff to use for her bingo business. She will use her profits to expand her business. Angelina joined SPBD in 2011 to gain access to financial services.
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.