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Gauula is a 47-year-old married woman with five children. She has a small plantation and grows taro, taamu, yams, and banana to earn a living. She has been doing this for four years. Gauula has requested a loan to buy new weed killer, weed spray, fertilizers, spades, a wheel barrow, and a pair of new axes. She has been a member of SPBD since 2010. With her profits, she hopes to improve her business to help her family and her kids' education.

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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
  • 25
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,131,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.2
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $675 helped Gauula to buy new weed killer, a wheel barrow, a pair of axes, and spades.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 18, 2014