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Vinnie is 36 years old and married with 2 children. She has a small garden where she grows taro plants that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 2 years. Vinnie needs a loan to buy farming tools to extend her business.

She has been a member of SBPD since 2012. Vinnie will use the profits from her sales to expand her business.

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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
  • 10
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,962,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Vinnie to buy knives, wheelbarrow and grass cutter.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 19, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013