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Faafetai
Faafetai is 40 years old and married with 3 children.
She has a small plantation where she grows taros, bananas and yams that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 3 years. Faafetai needs a loan to buy weed killer, bush knives and other equipment to help her improve her plantation.
She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. Faafetai will use the profits from her sales to help support her family.

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

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 142
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,557,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Faafetai to buy bush knives and weed killer to use on her plantation where she grows taros, bananas and yams.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2013
Listed
Feb 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 19, 2014