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Loimata
Loimata is a 61-year-old married woman with six children. She runs a small business selling food at her canteen in her community and has been doing this for one year. Loimata has requested a loan to buy more chicken legs, taro, cooking oil, flour, onion, slats and a cooking pot. She joined SPBD in 2013 to gain access to capital. With her earnings, Loimata will use her profit to improve her business and also her family's living situation.

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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 13
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,875,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Loimata to buy more chicken legs, taro, cooking oil, flour, onion, slats and a cooking pot.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Dec 13, 2013
Listed
Dec 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Jan 17, 2015