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Elisapeta
Elisapeta is a 66 year old widow woman with 6 children. She has a small vegetable garden and grows cabbages, tomatoes and green peppers to earn a living. She has been doing this for 14 years. Elisapeta has requested a loan to buy insect poison, fertilizer, chicken manure, sprayers and new overalls. She has been a member of SPBD since 2000. With her profits, Elisapeta hopes to pay for her family's weekly expenses.

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
  • 16
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,875,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $875 helped Elisapeta to buy insect poison, fertilizer, chicken manure, sprayers and new overalls.
69% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
May 23, 2014
Listed
Jun 17, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible