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"Rosalina is 36 years old and married with 5 childrens.
She has a small garden where she grows taro and bananas that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for many years. Rosalina needs a loan to buy a weed killer, bush knives,barred wire,sack of fertilizer and iron roofing.
She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. Rosalina will use the profits from her sales to improve her business and to support her family needs."

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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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 8
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,875,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Rosalina to buy a weed killer, bush knives, sacks of fertilizer ,barred wire and iron roofing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 30, 2013
May 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014