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Epi is a 25-year-old married woman with one child. She has a small plantation and grows bananas, taro, and yams to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years. Epi has requested a loan to buy spades, weed killer, weed spray, chemicals, a wheelbarrow, and baby taro. She has been a member of SPBD since 2012. With her profits, Epi hopes to improve her business to help her family.

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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
  • 30
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,794,375
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Epi to buy spades, weed killer, chemicals, bush knives, and a wheelbarrow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 21, 2013
Apr 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014