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Kalala
Kalala is 51 years old and married with four children. She has a small plantation where she grows taro and bananas that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 11 years. Kalala needs a loan to buy chemicals, fertilizer, a new wheelbarrow, a tiller, a rake, new gum boots and a spade. She has been a member of SPBD since 2003. Kalala will use the profits from her sales to pay for her families 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.

About Samoa

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 77
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,683,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Kalala to buy chemicals, fertilizer, a new wheelbarrow, a tiller, a rake, new gum boots and a spade.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 20, 2014
Listed
Jul 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Mar 18, 2015