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Talosaga is a 48-year-old single man with no children. He makes and sells cooked noodles and donuts in his community to earn a living. He has 5 years of experience with this business. Talosaga needs a loan to buy more ingredients for use in his food stall. He plans to use the profits to continuing his business to provide for his daily needs. Talosaga has been a member of SPBD since 2013.

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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
  • 32
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,153,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.2
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Talosaga to buy ingredients to make noodles and donuts.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014