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Moa is a 56 year old married woman with no children. She would like to start growing taro and bananas to earn a living. Moa has requested a loan to buy equipment, a spray machine, taro plants and banana trees. She has been a member of SPBD for one year. Moa will spend her profits to extend her business in the future.

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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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 0
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,976,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Moa to buy weed killer, fertilizer, shovels, bush knives, and gloves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 22, 2012
Dec 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013