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Eseta is 38 years old and married with five children. She owns and operates a business venture designing elei (Samoan fabric). She has three years of experience in this line of business. Eseta needs a loan to buy materials, paint and brushes for elei. She hopes to use her profits to expand her business. She joined SPBD in 2010.

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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
  • 65
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,620,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.4
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Eseta to buy materials, paint and brushes for elei (Samoan fabric).
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 20, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2013