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Fatima
Fatima is a 32-year-old woman who is married with two children. She runs a business sewing clothes in her community. She has five years of experience with this business.

Fatima has requested a loan to buy a brand new sewing machine, 10 rolls of material, and 10 packets of thread. She plans to use her profits to pay for her children's school fees. She joined SPBD in 2008 to gain access to financial services.

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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 147
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,268,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Fatima to buy a brand new sewing machine, 10 rolls of material, and 10 packets of thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 31, 2012
Listed
Jun 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2013