A loan of $1,150 helped to buy tools and equipment for repairing the fence for her business.

Telesia's story

Telesia P., 72, is married with 7 children. She has many years of experience in selling pigs. She sells to the public and villagers 5 days per week. She has 4 previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 380 Tala (~158 USD).

SPBD loans are Telesia’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with traditional banks. Telesia will also use the loan money for home improvement. She would like to buy cement, timber and iron for the roof. She has children who are working and living overseas and they help her out with family needs.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details