Magret is 21 years old and married with one child. She would like to start a small business, selling ie lavalava (cloth used for clothing) in her community.
In order to do this, Magret needs a loan to buy material, fabric color paints, stencils, a paint roller, and an elei carved board.
She hopes to use her profits to save for family needs. She has been a member of SPBD in 2013.
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.