Vaatauomalo is a 22-year-old single lady with no children. She runs a small business selling snacks and finger foods, etc., in her community and has been doing this for three years.Vaatauomalo has requested a loan to buy snacks, salts, sugar, rice, chicken, soft drinks and onions. She joined SPBD in 2013 to gain access to capital. With her earnings, Vaatauomalo will help her family in every need.
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.