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Faaoo is 34 years old and married with 2 children. She wants to start a small business making and selling pork cakes, German buns, and biscuits in her community. To do this, she needs a loan to buy a gas oven, flour, oil, sugar, large tin bowls, yeast, baking pans, and a large cooking pot. In the future, Faaoo hopes to improve her business to help her family matters and her kids' education. She joined SPBD in 2012 to gain access to financial services.

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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 Faaoo buy ingredients and supplies to make food for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 27, 2012
Oct 18, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 17, 2013