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Malua is a 55-year-old married woman with two children. She would like to start growing cabbages and cucumbers to earn a living. Malua has requested a loan to buy vegetable seeds to start her business. She has been a member of SPBD for one year. Malua will spend her profits to extend her business in the future and to save more money for her children's education.

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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
  • 13
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,960,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Malua to buy vegetable seeds, a wheelbarrow, fertilizers and shovels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2013