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Ta'e is 51 years old and married with six children. She owns and operates a business venture, which is sewing clothes. To earn extra income she also has a cattle farm. She has 3 years of experience in these businesses.

Ta'e needs a loan to buy calves, barbed wire, materials, a new sewing machine, and threads. She hopes to use her profits to support her family. She joined SPBD in 2009.

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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
  • 13
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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 $1,300 helped Ta'e to buy calves, barbed wire, materials, a new sewing machine, and thread.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 14, 2013
Dec 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014