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Lave is a 24-year-old single lady. She would like to start growing taro, taamu, and tomatoes to earn a living. Lave has requested a loan to buy chemicals, knapsack spray, a file, a spade, an axe, a wheelbarrow, etc. Lave will use her profits to pay her children's school fees.

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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
  • 32
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,765,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Lave to buy an axe, a spade, chemicals, knives, a file, a wheelbarrow, knapsnack spray, etc. for her farming business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 23, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013