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Total loan: $475
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Suiti

Samoa
Puipaa, Samoa / Agriculture

A loan of $475 helped to buy equipment and supplies for her vegetable garden.


Suiti's story

Suiti is 42 year old mother from Puipaa Center. She has 4 children, 2 of whom are in school and 2 of whom are working. She runs a plantation of fresh vegetable and sells her produce at the Fugalei market. She was able to purchase the seeds of various kinds of vegetables, mainly cabbages, tomatoes and cucumber, which she was trained to pot. She sells at the market 2 day a week, on Wednesdays and Fridays. She can earn $100 after all costs are deducted, which she uses to support her family and pay back her loans. Her husband helps her with the vegetable business and also works as a carpenter. He is a foreman and can earn $112 a week. Suiti is applying for a $500 loan to expand her vegetable garden and to help her pay for kids’ school fees.



Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: November 26, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

20 months
Disbursed date: November 26, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)