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Solitu R., 37, is married with 4 children. She has many years of experience in the plantation business. She sells to the public 4 days per week. She has no previous loans with SPBD. Solitu expects her weekly net cash flow to be 200 Tala (~ 110USD). SPBD loans are Solitu’s only access to capital because she is not able to qualify for a loan from traditional banks.

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About SPBD

South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) improves conditions for families living in poverty by providing accessible credit, training, and guidance to help them start, grow and maintain micro-businesses, build assets, finance home improvements, and afford to educate their children. 99% of SPBD’s loans go to women, who can borrow in groups to guarantee one another rather than put up collateral.

About Samoa

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,764,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $375 helped Solitu purchase chemicals, axe, ranging pole, knives and weed killer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 26, 2009
Jul 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 16, 2010