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Salafai A. F., 52, is married with 3 children. She has 2 years of experience in the canteen business. She sells to the general public and villagers 5 days per week. She has no previous loans with SPBD. She expects her weekly net cash flow to be 300 Tala (~125 USD).

SPBD loans are Salafai's only access to capital because she was never able to qualify for a loan with the traditional banks. A new member of the program running a canteen business, she wishes to supply all the children of their village school.

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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
  • 29
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    Samoa Loans Fundraising
  • $8,620,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Samoa Tala (WST) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Salafai purchase frying pan, sack of sugar, sack of flour, and cooking oil.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 30, 2008
Dec 1, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2010