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Faapopo is a 22 year old single woman with no children.

She has a small plantation and grows taro and bananas to earn a living. She has farmed for 3 years. Faapopo requests a loan to buy a wheelbarrow, fertilizer, chemicals, and shovels. She became a member of SPBD this year. With her profits, Faapopo hopes to pay for her family's weekly expenses.

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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
  • 71
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,620,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.3
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $450 helped Faapopo to buy a wheelbarrow, fertilizer, chemicals, and shovels.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 29, 2013
Dec 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 22, 2014