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Meaaisi A. Y., 35, is married with six children. She has 0 years of experience in the BBQ business. She sells to the general public and villagers 2 days per week. She has 3 previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 500 Tala (~208 USD). SPBD loans are Meaaisi’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. Her business is running well.

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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
  • 92
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,683,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.1
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Meaaisi to purchase mutton flaps, chickens, sausages, soya sauce, onions, garlic, charcoal, and foam plates and cups.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2009
Mar 6, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2010