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Beauty
Beauty is a 53-year-old married woman with 4 children. She has a small plantation and grows taro and bananas to earn a living. She has been doing this for 3 years. Beauty has requested a loan to purchase more equipment and chemicals to expand her plantation. She has been a member of SBPD since 2010. With her profits, Beauty hopes to save for home improvements.

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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
  • 145
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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 $550 helped Beauty to buy a wheelbarrow, bush knife, shovels and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 8, 2013
Listed
Feb 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 18, 2014