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Vaipanoa
Vaipanoa is 51 years old, married, and has five children. She would like to start a small sewing business. In order to do so, Vaipanoa needs a loan to buy a sewing machine, materials, needles, thread, and cleaning oil.

She hopes to use her profit to assist her family financially and save money for her children's education. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010.

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
  • 78
    View loans »
    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,481,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Vaipanoa to buy a sewing machine, materials, needles, thread, and cleaning oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 14, 2013
Listed
Jul 14, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jun 17, 2014