Total loan: $3,025


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Fasi, , Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy more materials for her crafts business and also buy new sewing machine for her tailoring business and to help renovate their house.

Haitelenisia's story

Haitelenisia is a 55-year-old mother of seven and a grandmother of nine from the Capital area of Tongatapu. She is married to a carpenter, and they live in their own home.

Her businesses are sewing, handicrafts, and tapa making. Her sewing and handicrafts business is run by herself in their own home. As for her tapa-making business, she join a group of tapa making, and they conduct the tapa making only once in a week. They make tapa according to their own demand and preference. With her sewing business, she sews different types of puletaha for females, tupenu for males, and also school uniforms of all the schools here in Tonga. In addition, with her handicrafts business, she makes tau'olunga costumes, Tongan bags and fans and also accessories. Her sewing and handicrafts run every day. She advertises her products in the internet for more customers.

She is one of the most trusted clients in the SPBD loan program, which is she is in the SME loan category. Her vision is to become a successful businesswoman, and she is on the road to it.