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Faafetai
Faafetai, a 40-year-old married mother of three, would like to start a business growing taro plants, banana trees and some vegetables to earn a living. A member of SPBD for one year, she has requested a loan to buy chemicals and equipment to start her business.



Faafetai will use her profits to develop and expand the enterprise.

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

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 137
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,557,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Faafetai to purchase chemicals, a wheel barrow, weed killers, and shovels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 30, 2012
Listed
Sep 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2013