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Miriama
Miriama is 40 years old and married with 4 children. She wants to start a small business catching and selling fish in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to purchase fishing gear to start her business. In the future, Miriama hopes to continue her business. She joined SPBD in 2012 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 $425 helped Miriama to buy fishing gear, a canoe, spears, etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 26, 2012
Listed
Aug 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013