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Total loan: $450
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Matalau

Samoa
Fusi Safata, Samoa / Farming

A loan of $450 helped to rent land to raise additional crops.


Matalau's story

Matalau is 36 years old and married with three children. Matalau owns and operates a business venture planting and harvesting taro for sale. She has one year of experience in this business.

Matalau needs a loan of WST $1,000 to rent land to raise additional crops. She plans to use the profit from her business (estimated to be 300 talas or US $125 per week) to improve/expand her business.

In 2011, Matalau joined SPBD to gain access to financial services. Most of SPBD's clients are unable to borrow from commercial banks, because they lack collateral. This is Matalau's first loan with SPBD.



Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: June 3, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

13 months
Disbursed date: June 3, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)