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Polini
Polini is 34 years old, married, and has one child. She wants to start a small business making and selling pancakes in her community. To do so, she is requesting a loan to buy ingredients needed in her business.

In the future, Polini hopes to improve her business so she can earn good income. She joined SPBD in 2011 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
  • 8
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,875,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Polini to buy ingredients such as flour, sugar, baking soda, and coloring.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 28, 2012
Listed
Jul 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013