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Theresa is a 27-year-old, married woman, with three children. She has a small vegetable garden to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years.

Theresa has requested a loan to buy vegetable seeds, chemicals, fertilizer, and sprayers. She became a member of South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) this year. With her profits, Theresa hopes to pay 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
  • 94
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,683,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.2
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Theresa to buy chemicals, fertilizer, sprayers, and vegetable seeds for her garden.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 25, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2014