Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Faamanuiaga is 47 years of age and married with 7 children. She owns and operates a business venture selling taro and banana chips in the local community. She has 3 years of experience in this business.

Faamanuiaga needs a loan of 1750 Samoan talas (WST) to purchase cooking oil,plastic bags,banana and taro . She plans to use the profit from her business (estimated to be 350 talas, or US $146 per week) to improve/expand the business.

Faamanuiaga joined SPBD in 2010 to gain access to financial services. Most of SPBD's clients are unable to borrow from commercial banks because they lack collateral. This is Faamanuiaga's third 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

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 106
    View loans »
    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,709,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $775 helped Faamanuiaga to purchase cooking oil,plastic bags,banana and taro .
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 9, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013