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 October 2012

SPBD Fiji launched it newest branch on Vanua Levu in Savusavu. See below the article published in the Fiji Times Online Fiji Times Online-Luke Rawalai South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) Microfinance network — the biggest and most successful microfinance network in the South Pacific has blazed the trail of establishing unsubsidised Greenfield microfinance operations in the region and has...
10/29/2012 - 16:06
The 3rd branch of SPBD Microfinance launched in Pangai, Ha'apai on Oct 2, 2012. Father Visone Tangifua gave the opening prayer to the launch ceremony. The opening address was given by Mr. Greg Casagrande, President and Founder of SPBD Microfinance Network. Mr. Casagrande's speech emphasized that the relationship between SPBD Microfinance and the SPBD members is like a marriage, that each side...
10/29/2012 - 15:55
The Fiji Times Online wrote this article after a successful branch opening in Savusavu where the executive management team of SPBD was present. ""SOUTH Pacific Business Development (SPBD) Microfinance (Fiji) Limited has opened its doors to women in the north with its establishment in Savusavu on Friday. SPBD has been providing unsecured loans, personalised savings facilities, affordable life...
10/29/2012 - 13:58

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