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    3.8 million
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Mission:
SPBD’s mission is to improve the quality of life of poor families in Samoa by providing training, unsecured credit and ongoing guidance and motivation to help them start, grow and sustain small businesses. As a financially self-sustaining organization, SPBD Samoa has become an organization ... Read more
Background and Main Challenges: 
South Pacific Business Development (SPBD) in Samoa is the flagship microfinance institution in the SPBD network. Founded in 2000 by Gregory F. Casagrande, SPBD is the leading and first successful microenterprise development organization in the Pacific Islands. In Samoa, SPBD maintains a dominant ... Read more
Country: 
Ground Floor, Pacific Buildings Saleufi PO Box 1614
Apia
Samoa
Phone: 
(685) 20 189
Fax: 
(685) 26 208
Email: 
a [dot] verma [at] spbd [dot] ws
Main Funding Sources: 
Grants
Loans
Shareholder Capital
Products and Services: 
Loans
Voluntary Savings
Insurance
Training and Consulting
Looking for (Investment Types): 
Equity
Loans in Local Currency
Loans in USD
Capacity-Building Grants
Donations
Guarantees
Loans in EUR
% Operations Comprised by MF: 
91 - 100
Date established: 
Jan 1 2000
FYE: 
31-Dec
Regulated: 
no

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Partnerships

Current
Name Relationship
Grameen Trust Partner
Kiva Funding
Oikocredit Funding
PlaNet MicroFund Funding
SPBD SI Partner

Related Organizations

Current
Name Relationship
ANZ Royal Bank Funding
CRESUD Funding
Deutsche Bank Funding
FDC Partner
IFC Funding
Jasmine Social Investments Funding
Kelley Partner
Mercy Corps Partner
Microdreams foundation Funding
Microlumbia Partner
Oikocredit Funding
Oxford University Partner
PlaNIS Funding
Samoa Commerical Bank Funding
UCLA Anderson Partner
UNDP Funding
Westpac Bank Funding
Whole Planet Foundation Funding
Former
Name Relationship
HARVARD Kennedy School Partner
Insead Partner

At a glance

  • Assets
  • Gross Loan Portfolio
  • Equity

Contacts

  • Ajay Verma
    General Manager
    a [dot] verma [at] spbd [dot] ws
    (685) 20 189
  • Gregory Casagrande
    President

References

Arnaud Ventura