Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Tafa is a 55-year-old married woman with six children. She has a small farm and grows taro, taamu, etc., to earn a living. She has been doing this for many years. Tafa has requested a loan to help with her children's education and also to improve her business. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. With her profits, Tafa hopes to expand her business and save more money.

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
  • 0
    View loans »
    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,976,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Tafa to buy a wheelbarrow, bush knives, gloves and a bush cutter for her farming business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
53 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 23, 2012
Aug 30, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013