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Televise is a 32-year-old, married woman, who has five children. She has a small plantation and grows taro, bananas, taamu and yams. She has been doing this work for four years. Televise has requested a loan to buy fertilizer, a wheel barrow, gloves, shovels, and a mist blower. She has been a member of SPBD for two years. With her profits, Televise hopes to improve her business and grow it bigger.

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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
  • $8,468,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Televise to buy tools and inputs for farming, including fertilizer, a wheel barrow, gloves, shovels, and a mist blower.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 31, 2013
Jun 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 17, 2014