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Selema
Selema is 50 years old and married with 6 children. She wants to start a small business making and selling ice cakes and ice pops in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to buy cordials, sugar, plastic bags, foam cups and a cooler. In the future, Selema hopes to expand her business. She joined SPBD in 2012 to gain access to financial services.

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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
  • 87
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,709,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Selema to buy cordials, sugar, a cooler, plastic bags, and foam cups.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Sep 7, 2012
Listed
Sep 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013