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Epenesa is 54 years-old and married with children. She has a small garden where she grows taro and bananas that she can sell in her community or in the market. She has been doing this for 10 years. Epenesa needs a loan to buy chemicals, knife, rakes, etc. She has been a member of SPBD since 2012. Epenesa will use the profits from her sales to expand her business and improve her home.

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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
  • 62
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,626,150
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Epenesa to buy farming tools to grow taro and bananas.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 17, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013