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Fuailelagi
Fuailelagi A., 55, is married with seven children. She has three years of experience in the plantation and fishing businesses. She sells to the general public/villagers four days per week.


She has had two previous loans with SPBD, Kiva's partner. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 1000 Tala (about $416).


SPBD loans are Fuailelagi’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. Her loan will be used to purchase a new fishing canoe, fishing gear and chemicals for the plantation.

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
  • 132
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,557,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Fuailelagi to buy a new canoe, fishing gear, goggles and chemicals.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Feb 5, 2009
Listed
Mar 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Mar 15, 2010