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Tasi
Tasi R., 50, is married with four children. She has three years of experience in the cattle farm business. She sells to the general public and to the villagers three days per week.


Tasi has four previous loans with SPBD (South Pacific Business Development). She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 500 Tala (approximately 208 USD). SPBD loans are Tasi’s only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks.

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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

  • $6,344
    Average annual income
  • 126
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $7,121,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.9
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Tasi purchase another cow and a fence to replace the old fence.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Mar 19, 2009
Listed
May 1, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Apr 15, 2010