Salote is 42 years old and married with 5 children. She runs a small business selling meat bun in her community and has been doing this for 2 years. Salote has requested a loan to buy flour,baking powder,dripping oil and frying pan. She joined SPBD in 2013 to gain access to capital. With her earnings, Salote will provide for family daily needs.
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.