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Tolotea is 25 years old, married and has two children. For the last four years, she has run a small plantation where she earns a living by growing taro and bananas. She has requested a loan to buy supplies for her farm, including fertilizer, a plant sprayer and a wheelbarrow. She has been a member of SPBD since 2009 and plans to use her profits to expand 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
  • 29
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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 $1,175 helped Tolotea to buy supplies for her farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013