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Valavalaualii is 30 years old and married with 4 children.
She has a small garden where she grows banana and yams that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for 3 years. Valavalaualii needs a loan to purchase more equipment.
She has been a member of SBPD since 2011. Valavalaualii will use the profits from her sales to improve her home.

Additional Information

About SPBD

South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) improves conditions for families living in poverty by providing accessible credit, training, and guidance to help them start, grow and maintain micro-businesses, build assets, finance home improvements, and afford to educate their children. 99% of SPBD’s loans go to women, who can borrow in groups to guarantee one another rather than put up collateral.

About Samoa

  • $5,200
    Average annual income
  • 23
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,620,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Valavalaaualii to buy more equipment and tools for farming.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 13, 2012
May 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 18, 2013