2017

Loan helps to economically empower rural women

Loan helps to economically empower rural women

October 25, 2017

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Many Solomon Islanders like Noga reside in small villages with 60% of the population living in communities with less than 200 members. Providing financial services for a sparsely dispersed population can be very expensive for banks who prefer to have ATMs available in a few urban centers. 

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World Vision, building a community savings culture

World Vision, building a community savings culture

June 6, 2017

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Article by World Vision Solomon Islands John He’ai is a young father from Siwapo Village in South Malaita. Married with five children, John is in his mid-30s and has lived most of his life in the village.   He earns a living by selling fish and mud crabs, using the cash he earns to buy...

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PFIP’s journey to reach 1.5 million Pacific islanders

PFIP’s journey to reach 1.5 million Pacific islanders

March 28, 2017

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PFIP has funded 35 projects with financial service providers who have innovated with technology and products, enrolling over 1.5 million customers in services such as agency banking, mobile wallets, micro insurance, micro loans, remittances and savings groups.

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