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Total loan: $975
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Makalita

Samoa
Siumu, Samoa / Farming

A loan of $975 helped to buy taro plants, chemicals, a wheelbarrow, shovels, and bush knives.


Makalita's story

Makalita is 37 years old and married, with five children.

She has a small garden where she grows taro and bananas that she can sell in her community or at the market. She has been doing this for four years.

Makalita needs a loan to buy taro plants and some equipment to help expand her business. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. Makalita will use the profits from her sales to help her children's education.



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: October 4, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: October 4, 2012
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)