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Ta`e
Ta`e is 49 years of age and is married with 6 children.
Ta'e owns & operates a business venture, providing dress making services to local community members. She has 5 years of experience in this business. Ta'e needs a loan of WST $2450 to invest in expanding the business. She plans to use the profit from her business (estimated to be 250 talas or US $104 per week) to make improvements to her house.

Ta'e joined SPBD to gain access to financial services. Most of SPBD's clients are unable to borrow from commercial banks, because they lack collateral. This is Ta'e's 5th loan with SPBD.

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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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,875,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Ta`e to invest in expanding her dress-making business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 24, 2011
Listed
Dec 13, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 18, 2012