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Faamaini
Faamaini is 30 years old. She is married and has three children. She has a plantation where she grows taro, bananas, and yams to sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 3 years. Faamaini needs a loan to buy another wheelbarrow, a shovel, a rake, some bush knives, weed killer spray, and more tiapula. She has been a member of SPBD since 2012. Faamaini will use the profits from her sales to improve her family’s assets.

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
  • 123
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,268,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Faamaini to buy another wheelbarrow, a shovel, a rake, some bush knives, weed killer spray, and more tiapula.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 13, 2012
Listed
Jan 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013