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Dorothy
Dorothy is a 23-year-old married woman with two children. She would like to start growing vegetables to earn a living. Dorothy has requested a loan to buy vegetable seeds, chemicals, a shovel, and gloves to start her business.

She has been a member of SPBD for three years. Dorothy will spend her profits to pay for her children’s education.

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
  • 111
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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 $875 helped Dorothy to buy vegetable seeds, chemicals, a shovel, and gloves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Oct 5, 2012
Listed
Nov 5, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 17, 2013