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Total loan: $900
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Telematina

Samoa
Malie, Samoa / Clothing Sales

A loan of $900 helped to purchase additional fabrics and materials.


Telematina's story

Telematina, 33 years of age, is married and has 2 children. For the past 2 years, Telematina has owned and operated a business, selling lavalavas (bottom-half wrap-around prints worn by both men and women). She needs a loan of WST 2,000 to purchase additional fabrics and materials. Telematina plans to use the profit from her business (estimated to be 400 talas or US $167 per week) to make improvements to her house.

In 2011, Telematina 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 Telematina's 3rd loan with SPBD.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: March 9, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)