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Hinemoa
Hinemoa is 44 years old and she is a widow with 3 children. She owns and operates a business venture, planting and harvesting fruits and vegetables for sale. She has many years of experience in this business. She needs a loan of WST 1,000 to purchase weed-killers such as Gramoxome. She plans to use the profit from her business (estimated to be 400 talas or US $167 per week) to improve/expand the business.

In 2011, Hinemoa 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 Hinemoa's 1st loan with SPBD.

Additional Information

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
  • 98
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,153,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Hinemoa to purchase weed-killers such as Gramoxome.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 30, 2011
Listed
Dec 16, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 18, 2012