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Talaloa
Talaloa is 61 years old and married with six children. She wants to start a small business making and selling pancakes in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to buy food ingredients and cooking equipment. In the future, Talaloa hopes to improve her business to help her family. 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

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 134
    View loans »
    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,562,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Talaloa to buy flour, cooking oil, a gas oven, baking soda and a large cooking pot.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 14, 2013
Listed
Mar 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 17, 2013