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Total loan: $350

Tausala

Faleula, Upolu, Samoa / Food

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A loan helped to buy bread, tomato sauce, a box of canned fish (tuna), plastic bags, containers, butter, mayonnaise, and a table.


Tausala's story

Tausala is a 55-year-old mother with 3 children. She runs a small business of selling tuna sandwiches and toast sandwiches in her community to earn a living. She has been doing this for more than a year.

Tausala needs a loan to buy bread, tomato sauce, a box of canned fish (tuna), plastic bags, containers, butter, mayonnaise, and a table to assist with the business. She will expand her business using her profit. Tausala became a member of SPBD in 2016.