A loan of $1,100 helps to buy a box of chicken, a box of sausages, mushroom soy sauce, onions, plates, aluminum foil, bananas, and a sack of rice.


Pu'e's story

Pu'e is a 35-year-old mother with one child. She owns and operates a small business of preparing and selling BBQ in her community so that she can earn a living. Pu'e requested a loan to buy a box of chicken, a box of sausages, mushroom soy sauce, onions, plates, aluminum foil, bananas, and a sack of rice so that she can continue her business.

With her business profits, she hopes to build a small restaurant in the near future. Pu'e became a member of SPBD in 2019.


This loan is special because:

It provides women with credit in a country where alternative financing is extremely scarce.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.