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Pepeu
Pepeu is 70 years old, married, and has five children. She wants to start a small business making and selling handicrafts in her community. To do this, she is requesting a loan, which she will use to buy crafts to sell and materials such as timber for carving. In the future, Pepeu hopes to exports some of her handicrafts overseas. She joined SPBD in 2009 to gain access to financial services.

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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
  • 0
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,976,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Pepeu to start a small business selling handcrafts in her community.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 27, 2012
Listed
May 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 20, 2013