Sevao is 36 years old and married with 4 children. She owns and operates a business venture, elei business. She has 2 years of experience in this line of business. Sevao needs a loan to buy materials, colored fabric paints, paint brushes, designing rubber, sewing machine and designing tools. She hopes to use her profits to support her family and to help her children's education. She joined SPBD in 2011.
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.