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Taaloga is a 34-year-old married woman with six children. She makes and sells donuts, sandwiches, drinks etc in her community to earn a living. She has five years of experience with this business.

Taaloga needs a loan to buy more goods to expand her business. She plans to use her profits to supply her family’s daily needs. Taaloga became a member of SPBD in 2012.

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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
  • 80
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,683,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Taaloga to buy flour, cooking oil, baking soda and yeast.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013