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Kereta is a 56-year-old married woman with children.

She has a small plantation and grows taro crops to earn a living. She has been doing this for more than five years. Kereta has requested a loan to buy new farm supplies and more taro crops.

She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. With her profits, Kereta hopes to improve her business and save for her house renovation.

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
  • 71
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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 Kereta to buy seeds, taro crops, and equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 27, 2012
May 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 20, 2013