Iva B Centre - Group 1
Alitasi T. (36, married, 1 child): purchase water cans, fertilizer and a weed killing sprayer to cultivate and sell Chinese cabbage and pumpkin.
Faamaini L. (26, married, 3 children): purchase a weed killing sprayer, chemicals, bush knives, sack of sugar, sack of flour, and taro roots to raise and sell taro and bananas.
Faamao M. (45, married, 10 children): purchase a sewing machine, 2 knives, fertilizer and a weed killing sprayer to both raise and sell taro and create puletasis (dresses) and uniforms.
Faasofia S. (39, married, 6 children): purchase chemicals, fertilizer and a weed killing sprayer to cultivate and sell taro, bananas, and cabbages.
Imeleta A. (59, widowed, 4 children): purchase a wheel barrow, fertilizer, a rake, roll of barbed wire and a knife to grow and sell cabbages, tomatoes and cucumbers.
Mataopuaa T. (43, married, 5 children) purchase a roll of chain link fence, a rake, a pick, cabbages, tomatoes and cucumbers to grow and sell cabbages, tomatoes and flowers.
Punefu S. (42, married, 4 children) purchase a weed killing sprayer, chemicals, a knife, taro roots and a filing (knife sharpener) to grow and sell taro, bananas and yams.
Susi P. (42, married, 6 children) purchase a weed killing sprayer, chemicals and fertilizer to raise and sell taro and yams.
Tuaula L. (49, married, 4 children) purchase hygiene products such as roll-on deodorant and also lavalava (wraparound skirt worn by men) to sell.
About SPBDSouth 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.
This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.
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