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Arasi is a 32-year-old unwed woman with four children. She runs a small business selling pancakes in her community and has been doing this for two years. Arasi has requested a loan to buy a bag of flour, bag of sugar, a large basin, and a new oven. She joined SPBD in 2013 to gain access to capital. She will save her earnings in case of an emergency.

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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
  • 66
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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 $675 helped Arasi to buy a bag of flour, bag of sugar, a large basin, and a new oven.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 22, 2014
Jun 5, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 20, 2015