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Aukusitina
Aukusitina is a strong, 80-year-old woman with ten children. She runs a small plantation to earn a living, which she has been doing for many years. Aukusitina has requested a loan to buy a wheelbarrow, knife, shovel, safety boots, water tank, backpack sprayer, taro roots, banana tube, and chemicals to help her run the business. She has been a member of SPBD since 2005. Aukusitina will use her profits to help with her family’s everyday needs, and she hopes to expand her business for a better future for her children.

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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.

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About Samoa

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 91
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,694,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD
Ended with Loss - Currency Exchange Loss learn more
A loan of $1,300 helped Aukusitina to buy a wheelbarrow, knife, shovel, safety boots, water tank, backpack sprayer, taro roots, banana tube, and chemicals.
98% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 7, 2014
Listed
Mar 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Aug 17, 2015