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Maria
Maria is 68 years old and married with seven children. She wants to start a small business, making and selling German buns in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to buy sacks of flour, cooking oil, a large cooking pot, sugar and a new oven. In the future, Maria hopes to expand her business. She joined SPBD to gain access to financial services.

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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
  • 134
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,562,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Maria to buy sacks of flour, cooking oil, a large cooking pot, sugar and a new oven.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 7, 2013
Listed
Jun 19, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014