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Ela
Ela is 51 years old and married with two children. She has a small garden where she grows tomatoes, cucumbers and melons that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for five years.

Ela needs a loan to buy a garden spade, fertilizer, a pickaxe, a garden hose and vegetable seeds. She has been a member of SBPD since 2012. Ela will use the profits from her sales to pay her children's school fees and to support her family financially.

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
  • 9
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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 $625 helped Ela to buy a garden spade, fertilizer, a pickaxe, a garden hose and vegetable seeds.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 28, 2013
Listed
Jul 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Apr 16, 2014