A loan of $1,200 helped purchase timber and roofing for beach fale.


Namo's story

Having more than five children in Samoan family is not a good result in some parents, especially in rural area but Namo M. from the village of Solosolo has tried her best for her five kids, she joined SPBD Programme in 2004. She had training with Tourism Authority for only two weeks based on small businesses and since then has used her loans from SPBD for her taro plantation, vegetable garden and donut business. Namo is pictured in front of her beach fales which are in the background. She wishes to use her Kiva loan to build another fale.



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