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Faaloia is 34 years old and married. She runs a business selling snacks, soft drinks, freezer stocks, and other goods in her community, which she has been doing for five years.

Faaloia is requesting a loan, which she will use to purchase more stock for her shop. She plans to use her profits for home improvement and relocating her business from her village to town. She has been a member of SPBD since 2012.

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
  • 13
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,960,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Faaloia to purchase more stock for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 4, 2012
May 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2013