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Nele is a 47 year old married woman with 3 children. She makes and sells BBQ food in her community to earn a living. She has 2 years of experience with this business. Nele needs a loan to buy boxes of chicken, sausages, mutton flaps, soy sauce, onions, garlic, tomato sauce and bbq sets.

She plans to use her profits to support her family. Nele became a member of SPBD in 2013.

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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
  • 12
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,960,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Nele to buy bbq food for preparation and sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 6, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014