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Total loan: $675
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Ruta

Samoa
Alafua, Samoa / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $675 helped the money will go towards purchasing a pot, peeler, bowl, knife, vi, coconuts, and fresh fish. The loan will also pay for school fees and home improvement.


Ruta's story

Ruta of Alafua makes a beautiful fruit salad which she sells in front of one of the dairies near her home. She is the only one selling vi salad. Alternatively, she sometimes also makes taro in coconut cream or oka to raise her revenues. She makes a profit of $250 daily. This money is used to improve her family’s living standard and conditions as well as pay off her loan from SPBD.



Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: April 2, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)

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Loan details

Loan length:

15 months
Disbursed date: April 2, 2007
Facilitated by Field Partner: South Pacific Business Development (SPBD)