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Suluama is 27 years old and married with 3 children. She has a small shop selling general items in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to buy a bag of flour, sugar sack, kitchen utensils and junk food. In the future, Suluama hopes to extend her business in the future. She joined SPBD in 2012 to gain access to financial services.

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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
  • 30
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,794,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Suluama to buy flour, sugar, and general items for her shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2012
Jan 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2014