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Sio is a 53-year-old married woman with 6 children. She has a small plantation and grows taro, taamu, and bananas to earn a living. She has been doing this for 4 years. Sio has requested a loan to buy weed spray, chemicals, knives, spades, axes, and fertilizer as well as pay for her children's school fees. She has been a member of SBPD since 2007. With her profits, Sio hopes to save for her children's school fees and support 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
  • 95
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,694,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.2
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,125 helped Sio to buy weed spray, chemicals, knives, spades,axes,and fertilizer for her crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 23, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014