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Leitulua is a 43-year-old woman who is married and has 8 children. She has a small sewing business. She has many years with this business. Leitulua needs a loan to buy anew sewing machine, needles, threads and fabric. She will use her profits to improve her business. Leitulua joined SPBD in 2012 to gain access to financial services.

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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
  • 11
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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 $650 helped Leitulua to buy a new sewing machine, needles, threads and fabric.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 20, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015