A loan of $1,400 helps to buy a sack of flour, sack of sugar, yeast, wooden spoon, frying pan.


Meretaeutu's story

Meretaeutu is a 50 year old mother with 5 children, she owns and operates a small business of selling pancake, pork cake, buns in her community to earn a living.

She has been doing this for more than 2 years.

Meretaeutu has requested for a loan to buy a sack of flour, sack of sugar, yeast, wooden spoon, frying pan to assist her run the business. She hopes to use her profit to build small bakery store in the near future.

Meretaeutu joined SPBD in 2018.


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.