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Solialofi is a 20-year-old single woman with no children. She makes and sells banana chips and taro chips in her community to earn a living. She has one year of experience with this business.

Solialofi needs a loan to purchase cooking oil, a fryer, a gas oven, bananas and taro. She plans to use her profits to provide her family with daily needs. Solialofi 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
  • 88
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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 Solialofi to pay for cooking oil, a fryer, a gas oven, bananas and taro.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 12, 2012
Oct 21, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013