Total loan: $1,675


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Pea, Tongatapu, Tonga / Arts

Fifita's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy some mulberry for her business of making tapa in order to provide some more tapa to sell.

Fifita's story

Fifita is 50 years old and divorced from her husband. They have six children and one grandchild. She has been running her business for several years now. This is her seventh loan cycle. Eventhough her husband is gone, she has never failed to fulfill her responsibilities to her children. She's running her tapa making business to help their family. She's joined a group of women they are working together in making tapa. When she finished making her tapa she sell it out at the market to earn income for her business, helping her family especially her children and the repayment of her loan. She faces challenges because she's the only one working and she's babysitting on her grandchild and when she's sick there's no one replacing her. Then she can't meet the demands of her customers. Her vision for the future to continue on running her business and she's willing to do anything for her little family by running a good and profitable business.