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Menime
Menime is a 46-year-old, married woman with six children. To earn a living, she makes and sells sandwiches, donuts, pies, and soft drinks in her community. She has nine years of experience with this business.

Menime needs a loan to buy loaves of bread, butter, jam, canned tuna, mayonnaise, bags of flour, sugar, yeast, and soft drinks.

She plans to use her profits to pay for her family's weekly expenses. Menime has been a member of South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) since 2005.

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
  • 7
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $6,970,875
    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 Menime to buy loaves of bread, butter, jam, canned tuna, mayonnaise, bags of flour, sugar, yeast, and soft drinks.
73% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 13, 2014
Listed
Jul 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible