Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Talaleomalie F., 35, is married with 2 children. She has 4 years of experience in the plantation business. She sells to the village people and public 4 days per week. She has no previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 800 Tala (~333 USD). SPBD loans are Talaleomalie’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. Part of her loan will be used to renovate her house. Her husband does all the farming.

Additional Information

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
  • 38
    View loans »
    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,764,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,200 helped Talaleomalie purchase equipment needed for the business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2008
Aug 21, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 15, 2009