SPBD is a network of microfinance organizations working in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga and the Solomon Islands dedicated to eradicating poverty by empowering women in poor rural villages with the opportunity to start, grow and maintain sustainable, income generating micro-enterprises.

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We've empowered over 60,000 women micro-entrepreneurs through micro-loans totaling US$61 million dollars in the islands of the South Pacific... and we've only just started.

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Blog posts in August 2011

The 2011 Microfinance Pasifika conference held in Port Vila, Vanuatu was a huge success. SPBD was very well represented by its 3 General Managers: Elrico Munoz (SPBD Fiji), Maros Parreno Apostol (SPBD Samoa), and Amy Lofgren (SPBD Tonga). Greg Casagrande, SPBD's Founder and Managing Director, was a keynote speaker at the event. (Photo of Greg and SPBD's 3 GMs) Below is Greg's...
08/15/2011 - 15:33

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