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Talaimanu

Auala, Savai'i, Samoa / Arts

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A loan helped to buy material, fabric paint, stencils, brushes, rollers, wooden carved designs, and a new cutter.


Talaimanu's story

Talaimanu is 50 years old and widowed with nine children. She makes and sells elei printed material to earn a living and has been doing this for five years.

She has requested a loan to buy material, fabric paint, stencils, brushes, rollers, wooden carved designs, and a new cutter. She plans to use her profits to pay for her family's weekly expenses and improve her business.

Talaimanu joined SPBD in 2014 to gain access to financial services.