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Loluama is a 27-year-old married woman with three children.

She has a small plantation and grows taro, bananas and yams to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years. Loluama has requested a loan to buy chemicals, barbed wire, taro roots and a wheelbarrow for her business.

She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. With her profits, Loluama hopes to save for her children's education and to support her family.

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
  • 63
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,805,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $475 helped Loluama to buy chemicals, barbed wire, taro roots and a wheelbarrow.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 5, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014