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Leauta
Leauta is 49 years old and married with 10 children. She has a small plantation and grows taro that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for four years.

Leauta needs a loan to buy a machete, a crowbar, a wheelbarrow, a farming form, crops, new overalls and gum boots. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. Leauta will use the profits from her sales 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

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 123
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,557,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Leauta to buy a machete, a crowbar, a wheelbarrow, a farming form, crops, new overalls and gum boots.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 12, 2014
Listed
Jul 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 17, 2015