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Susitina is a 29-year-old married woman with three children. She has a small plantation and grows vegetables to earn a living. She has been doing this for three years. Susitina has requested a loan to buy fertilizers, chemicals, weed spray, weed killer, bush knives, baby taros and a mist blower. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. With her profits, Susitina hopes to improve her business to help her family and her kids' educations.

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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
  • 69
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,620,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Susitina to buy bush knives, a shovel, wheelbarrow and weed killer.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 8, 2012
Nov 19, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 19, 2013