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Fatiauma is a 36 year old married woman with seven children. She would like to start growing vegetables to earn a living. Fatiauma has requested a loan to help her purchase equipment and materials for her vegetable garden use. She has been a member of SPBD for one year. Fatiauma will spend her profits to help her improve and increase her business.

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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
  • 24
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,515,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Fatiauma to buy farming tools such as rakes, forks, bushknives, chemicals, fertilizers, vegetable seeds and gloves.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 28, 2012
Jul 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013