Total loan: $475


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Faleu Manono, Upolu, Samoa / Agriculture

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Kalameli's story

Kalameli S.'s main source of income comes from planting and harvesting bananas for sale. She is a 22-year-old woman living in the town of Faleu Manono. She is married and does not have any children. Kalameli has been in business for over three years and earns approximately 450 WST a month.

In 2008, Kalameli (0) joined SPBD to gain access to financial services to help improve her living conditions and enable her to engage in business activities. Kalameli has successfully repaid a previous loan of 750 WST from SPBD. This previous loan was used to purchase harvesting equipment. Kalameli is now requesting a new loan of 1250 WST which will be used to purchase fertilizers such as manure. This loan will be her second loan from SPBD. Kalameli plans to use the additional revenue to improve and expand her business.

About SPBD: SPBD's mission is to improve the quality of life of people living in poverty in the poor island nations of the South Pacific. SPBD's philosophy of lending is based on respect for each individual's innate human ingenuity, drive and self esteem.

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