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Ulufafo is a 53-year-old married woman with four children. She makes and sells doughnuts, drinks, ice blocks and other items in her community to earn a living. She has many years of experience with this business. Ulufafo needs a loan to purchase more goods for her business. She plans to use her profits to help supplement her family's income. Ulufafo has been a member of SPBD since 2012.

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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
  • 28
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,468,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Ulufafo to buy flour, sugar, cooking oil and a new frying pan.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013