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Julie is a 42-year-old married woman with nine children. She would like to start growing tomatoes, cucumbers, and carrots to earn a living.

Julie has requested a loan to buy equipment such as rakes, gloves, a wheelbarrow, and vegetable seeds to start her business. She will spend her profits to improve her business in the future. Julie has been a member of SPBD for two years.

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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

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 61
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,794,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Julie to purchase equipment for growing vegetables.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 10, 2012
May 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2013