Tag Archives: Oceania

Lavalenesi – Agriculture (Vaigaga, Samoa)

Lavalenesi is 41 years old and married with seven children. She runs a small business selling ice cakes in her community and has been doing this for six years. Lavalenesi has requested a loan to buy cordials, sugar, foam cups, large spoons, and Chinese candy. She joined SPBD in 2010 to gain access to capital. […]

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Faapalagi – Clothing (Vaimoso, Samoa)

Faapalagi is a married woman with 9 children. She is requesting this loan to buy new materials to make elei (hand-printed fabric) and printing. A loan helps Faapalagi to buy new fabric materials, painting boards, threads, needles etc. View Larger Map

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Makerita – Agriculture (Mulivai Leauvaa, Samoa)

Makerita is a 48-year-old married woman with 6 children. She has a small plantation and grows taro, bananas, etc. to earn a living. She has been doing this for many years. Makerita has requested a loan to help with her children’s education. With her profits, Makerita hopes to expand her business and help supplement her […]

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Faamaini – Farming (Iva, Savaii Island, Samoa)

Faamaini is 30 years old. She is married and has three children. She has a plantation where she grows taro, bananas and yams to sell in her community or at the market, which she has been doing for 3 years. Faamaini sought a loan of approximately $450 in order to buy additional agricultural equipment, supplies […]

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