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Faasaveve is 42 years old and married with six children. She plans to start a business selling canned fish, flour, sugar, salt, ice cream, chicken legs, etc. She has requested a loan to buy a freezer, snacks, soft drinks, flour, sugar, salt and soap. Faasaveve will use her profits to help her family and support her children's education. She has been a member of SPBD since 2008

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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
  • 30
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,793,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,300 helped Faasaveve to buy snacks, soft drinks, flour, sugar, salts, freezer and soap.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 6, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 20, 2014