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Nora
Nora is 62 years old and married with nine children. She has a small garden where she grows taro, taamu, bananas and yam that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for two years. Nora needs a loan to buy chemicals, a knapsack, spray, knives, an axe and a file for her plantation. She will use the profits from her sales to extend her house.

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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
  • 114
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,709,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.2
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Nora to buy chemicals, a knapsack, spray, knives, an axe and a file for her plantation.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jan 31, 2013
Listed
Mar 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 18, 2013