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Faamalepe

Samalaeulu Savaii, Savai'i, Samoa / Construction

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A loan helped to buy an automatic block machine, a hose, sand, a concrete machine, safety boots, and a safety uniform.


Faamalepe's story

Faamalepe is a 63-year-old mother with 6 children. She operates a small business of providing a services to people by making and sell bricks.

Faamalepe has requested a loan to buy an automatic block machine, a hose, sand, a concrete machine, safety boots, and a safety uniform to assist her in running the business. She has been doing this for more than 5 years. Faamalepe will expand her business using her profit, she became a member of SPBD in 2008.