Total loan: $750


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Talau(Vava'u), , Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy different kind of pandanus for her weaving business.

Simaima's story

Simaima is 27 years old and married with three children. They are live together in their own home. She's running her business of weaving and making kiekie. She weaves mats and ta'ovala. She also make kiekie and sells them to earn income for her family.

Simaima weaves with a group of women but she makes kiekie by herself. She says she face challenges of having a lack of money to hire people and make her business faster. She applied for a loan from SPBD and used it to buy different kind of pandanus for weaving.

She's working hard in her business because she has a vision to run it and improve her business to help improve her little family. She also wishes to educate her children for a better future.