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Matauaina
Matauaina is 25 years old and married with 2 children. She has a small plantation where she grows yams and bananas that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 3 years.

Matauaina needs a loan to buy equipment and tools to make her business better. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. Matauina will use the profits from her sales to expand her business and to pay her children's school fees.

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
  • 142
    View loans »
    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,153,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Matauaina to pay for fertilizers, wheelbarrow, bush knives and shovels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 25, 2013
Listed
Feb 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 18, 2014