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Faatuatua is a 26-year-old married woman with three children. She has a small plantation and grows taro to earn a living. She has been doing this for many years. Faatuatua has requested a loan to buy chemicals, fertilizer, bush knives and crops.

She became a member of SPBD in 2013. With her profits, Faatuatua hopes to improve her family's standard of living.

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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
  • 13
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,121,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Faatuatua to buy chemicals, bush knives, fertilizer and crops.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 30, 2013
Jun 11, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014