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Talosaga is a 46 year old woman with 4 children. She has a vegetable garden which is earning her a decent income to cater for her family's every day needs and things also needed to improve her garden. She has been doing this for 3 years. Talosaga has requested a loan to iron roofing and nails for her home renovation, school fees, registration and school uniforms for her kids. She has been a member of SPBD since 2011. With her profits, Talosaga hopes to expand her garden and supply essentials for her family needs.

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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
  • 69
    View loans »
    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 $650 helped Talosaga to buy iron roofing, nails, school fees, school uniforms, school registration.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 28, 2014
Mar 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2015