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Taipapau
Taipapau is 29 years old and married with three children. She wants to start a small business making and selling pork buns in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to buy a sack of flour, box of chicken, yeast, soya sauce, garlic, onion, etc. In the future, Taipapau hopes to extend/improve her business. She has just joined SPBD to gain access to financial services.

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

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 101
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,709,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Taipapau to buy ingredients to make pork buns.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 5, 2013
Listed
Jul 29, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jul 17, 2014