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Limaiva is a 31-year-old married woman who has two children. She has a small plantation where she grows bananas, yams, taro, and taamu to earn a living. She has been doing this for two years. Limaiva has requested a loan to buy bush knives, a weed sprayer, chemicals, filings, a wheelbarrow, etc. She has been a member of SPBD since 2011. With her profits, Limaiva hopes to extend her 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
  • 50
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,168,975
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Limaiva to buy bush knives, a weed sprayer, chemicals, filings, a wheelbarrow,etc.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
54 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 30, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015