A loan of $500 helped purchase purchase chemicals, taro tops, foam cups, weed killer.


Aniva's story

Aniva T., 44, is divorced with 7 children. She has many years of experience in the taro plantation business as well as making and selling ice cakes. She sells to the general public and villagers 5 days per week. She has 2 previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 480 Tala (~200 USD). SPBD loans are Aniva's only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. Aniva's business is the main source of income in their family. She divorced from her husband 3 years ago and is supporting her children alone with help from her relatives sometimes.



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