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Ake
Ake is a 43-year-old married woman with 9 children. She makes and sells banana chips and taro chips in her community to earn a living. She has many years of experience with this business. Ake needs a loan to buy goods and equipment for her business. She plans to use her profits to provide her family's daily needs. Ake has been a member of SPBD since 2008.

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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 133
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,121,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Ake to buy bananas, taro, salt, oil, and flavorings.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 16, 2012
Listed
Nov 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Nov 19, 2013