A loan of $1,200 helps to buy banana pups, taro roots, wheelbarrow, water tank, hand gloves, rake, shovel, chemicals, fertilizer, and backpack sprayer.


Tuiavalei's story

Tuiavalei is 39 years old with 5 children. She operates a business of selling bananas and taro in her community to earn a living. She has been doing this for more than 2 years.

Tuiavalei needs a loan to buy banana pups, taro roots, wheelbarrow, water tank, hand gloves, rake, shovel, chemicals, fertilizer, and backpack sprayer to assist her in running the business. She joined SPBD in 2019, and hopes to use her business profit to expand her business.


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.