$1.5m loan – Assistance for more micro-entrepreneurs
The Fiji Development Bank is providing a further loan of $1.5 million to the South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) Microfinance Fiji to extend its network of assistance to more micro-entrepreneurs.
The South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) Microfinance Network has surpassed $US200 million ($F419m) in micro loans which have been disbursed to tens of thousands of women entrepreneurs since its inception in 2000.
Women to get business training through SPBD, FMCA and WEBC
40 members of the South Pacific Business Development can now get training that will uplift their business skills after the signing of an MOU between SPBD, Financial Management Counsellors Alliance and Women Entrepreneurs Business Council.