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Faafetai
Faafetai is a 39-year-old, married woman, who has four children. She has a small plantation and grows taro, to earn a living. She has been doing this for three years. Faafetai has requested a loan to buy fertilizer, taro plants, a wheel barrow, shovels, gloves and a mist blower. She has been a member of SPBD since 2011. With her profits, Faafetai hopes to expand her business, and to save more money in her account for her children's education.

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
  • 124
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,268,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Faafetai to buy inputs and tools for growing taro, including fertilizer, taro plants, a wheel barrow, shovels, gloves and a mist blower.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 14, 2013
Listed
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2013