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Malia Losa
Malia is 36 years old and married with 4 children. She runs a small fishing business to earn a living in her community and has been doing this for 6 years.

Malia has requested a loan to buy a new boat motor, flippers, a spear, fishing rods and goggles. She joined SPBD in 2009 to gain access to capital. With her earnings, Malia will help out with her family's weekly expenses.

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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.

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About Samoa

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 144
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,268,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD
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This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $1,300 helped Malia Losa to buy a new boat motor, flippers, a spear, fishing rods and goggles.
94% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 23, 2014
Listed
Jun 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible