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Total loan: $850


Ha'alaufuli, , Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy pandanus for her weaving business and also plough their piece of land to grow more crops.

Paea's story

Paea is 47 years old. She is married and they have eleven children. Her husband is a farmer, and they live at their own home.

Paea runs two business, which is weaving, and growing crops. She weaves on her own at home, almost every day.

With the plantation, her husband is responsible for maintaining and taking care of the plantation, both in times of planting and harvesting.

Paea sells out her woven products to her relatives overseas. Also, she save up some for family future occasion. When the crops are harvested, Paea took them to the market area for marketing. Her main market day, is Saturday.

These two business has been their family's main source of income for more than decades. She is hoping to use her loan money to buy pandanus for her weaving, as well as to plough their piece of land in order to grow more crops.