The South Pacific Business Development (SPBD Tonga) Microfinance empowers its members to start, grow and maintain micro-businesses. The organization provides them with the access to financial and business development services, as well as the opportunity to build assets, improve financial security and to finance housing improvements and education. Its newest loans program is the “White Goods Financing” program.
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Wednesday 6 October 2021
Friday 20 August 2021
Apia, Western Samoa
The SPBD Microfinance Network achieved another impressive milestone today, surpassing US$ 200 million in “micro loans” disbursed to tens of thousands of hard working women entrepreneurs since its founding in 2000.
Friday 22 November 2019
The South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) celebrated a double milestone reaching its 10th Anniversary and TOP$100 Million in loans disbursement, on 22 November at its office in Fanga, Nuku’alofa.
Friday 1 November 2019
Four women running small businesses in Tongatapu, Vava'u, Ha'apai and 'Eua received the annual SPBD Business Woman of the Year Awards today. Award winners were Tu’itofa Prema (Tongatapu) Longoimana Fonua ('Eua), Katalina Tolu (Ha’apai) and Makelesi 'Asikia (Vava'u).
Saturday 11 November 2017
Handicraft entrepreneur, Hulita Fevaleaki (47) from Ma’ufanga won the SPBD Business Woman of the Year Award on November 10, for improving her family's life through her small business, using the South Pacific Business Development microfinance program,
Friday 16 September 2016
Sewing entrepreneur, mother and grandmother Seini Mafile’o (73) won the SPBD Business Woman of the Year Award 2016 today, Friday 16 September, for improving her family sewing business, using the South Pacific Business Development microfinance program.
Friday 18 September 2015
Handicraft entrepreneur and mother of six, Susitina Tesi (45) won the SPBD Business Woman of the Year Award this morning, Friday 18 September, for improving her family handicraft making business, using the South Pacific Business Development Microfinance program. Photos by Linny Folau
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Three mothers won the Business Women of the Year Awards 2014 on September 8 for establishing small businesses using the South Pacific Business Development Microfinance program. Photos by Linny Folau.