A loan of $2,725 helped a member to purchase handicrafts and equipment for farming and fishing.


Aniva Auano's Group's story

This group from Salelavalu on Savaii Island includes nine women working in their different businesses. Some of them are engaged in agriculture or fishing, while others have a handicrafts (Samoan fine mats (ietoga), bags, fans, etc) business. They comprise one of SPBD's competitive groups and they are looking forward to paying off their loan as soon as possible. This will then allow them access to larger loans to improve their standard of living and help their organization grow.

This is a group loan. The loan funds will be distributed among the group members, each of whom will invest in her own business. The members mutually guarantee one another's loans. If one member does not repay, the other members are responsible.

In this group: Aniva, Faafia, Feri, Fonise, Sauiluma, Senala, Sina, Tautala, Tauta



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