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Tuugafala is 45 years of age and has 7 children. Her business is a retail shop just in front of her house. Her husband's pay and the income from her shop is how she supports her family. She is requesting a loan to purchase more inventory.

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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
  • 32
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,793,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Tuugafala to restock her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 5, 2007
Oct 17, 2007
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2009