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 January 2012

We are pleased to share Greg Casagrande's speech at the inaugural Business Woman of the Year Awards in Fiji: NisaBula Vinaka! and Welcome to the 1st ever SPBD Foundation Day Celebration. Before we get started I want to acknowledge a few special persons. • Thank you to Mrs Kesaia Fung for your thoughtful opening prayer and remarks. • Thank you to our very special guest keynote speaker today, the...
01/10/2012 - 16:50
Please find the transcript of the keynote address of Acting Prime Minister Afioga Fiame Naomi below: Rev. Faafouina President of SPBD, Mr Greg Casagrande Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, 1. I am honored to have been invited to be a key speaker at the 11th Businesswomen of the year Awards 2011.It is encouraging when government witnesses that the efforts of businesswomen and village...
01/10/2012 - 16:29

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