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Tautala
Tautala S., 41, is married with 4 children. She has 10 years of experience in the fishing business. She sells fish in the village and to the general public 5 days per week. Her husband helps her with the business.


Tautala has never had a loan through SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 600 Tala (~250 USD). SPBD loans are Tautala’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. She will use the loan to expand her business.

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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 10
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,970,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Tautala to purchase fishing equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 16, 2008
Listed
Sep 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Oct 15, 2009