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Salefu
Salefu is 75 years old and married with 10 children. She wants to start a small business making and selling pancakes in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to buy bags of flour, sugar, baking soda, pots, tongs, and other items. In the future, Salefu hopes to expand her business. She joined SPBD in 2013 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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 15
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,365,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Salefu to buy bags of flour, sugar, baking soda, pots, tongs, and other items.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 8, 2013
Listed
Feb 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013