Total loan: $925


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Fata'ulua ('Eua), Niuas, Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy mulberry for her business of making tapa.

Valelia's story

Valelia is 39 years old. She's a hardworking mother of six children. She's married and they are living together in their own home as a family. Valelia is currently running her business making tapa to help provide some more income and assist her husband's income to raise their children. She used to join a group of women in their village who are working together in making tapa in order for a speedy productivity to sell their tapa and get some income weekly.

Even though she's facing the challenge of a lack of money, she still managed to overcome her problems and continues running her business to help pay back her loan and her family as well. Her goal is to improve their house and also educate her children for a better life.