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Taumuli is 51 years old and married with 6 children. She owns and operates a business venture, sewing. She has many years of experience in this line of business. Taumuli needs a loan to buy a sewing machine, fabric materials, needles and thread. She hopes to use her profits to support her family. She joined SPBD in 2012.

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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
  • 6
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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 $675 helped Taumuli to buy a sewing machine, fabric materials, needles, and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 3, 2013
Nov 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014