A loan of $1,000 helped to build two additional beach cottages (fale) to expand her resort business.


Faatamalii's story

Faatamalii, 53, is a mother of six who runs a beach resort in Saleapaga. She earns 300-600 tala a week catering to tourists from Aggie Grey's and many others. Faatamalii was unemployed until she joined the SPBDF program in 2003 and started her own business to support her family. She has had 4 previous loans, and now wishes to borrow an $1,000 to purchase two additional cabanas. Faatamalii is one of the top business women in the SPBD program.



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