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 2013

INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT Job Description: Summer Intern (6-10 weeks) Function: Due Diligence for market expansion inside the Solomon Islands Location: Honiara, Solomon Islands Internship Overview: The Intern will assist the General Manager (GM) of SPBD Solomon Islands (SPBD SI), Sandeep Lohani, to identify new islands and villages to expand SPBD services into. Special focus will be given to...
01/28/2013 - 10:33
This client story was featured on the Whole Planet Foundation website at http://www.wholeplanetfoundation.org/partners/microentrepreneurs/ The calendar is available at http://www.wholeplanetfoundation.org/cp/calendar Luisa is an entrepreneur from Samoa. She is currently in her 6th loan cycle from South Pacific Business Development (SPBD). Her first loan size was $300 WST ($131 USD) and gradually...
01/15/2013 - 16:16

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