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Tautuu
Tautuu L., 68, is married with 9 children. She has 3 years of experience in the plantation business farming taro, yams, and bananas. She sells to the village and general public 3 days per week. She has 3 previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 450 Tala (~187 USD). SPBD loans are Tautuu's only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. Her earnings will be use to improve business and help out with the family. Her husband and children also do the plantation.

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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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,268,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.5
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Tautuu to further improve business status and also help to improve her home and help out with her childrens' educations.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Oct 22, 2008
Listed
Oct 8, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Nov 15, 2009