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Total loan: $4,400

'iunisi

Halaleva, , Tonga / Agriculture

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A loan helped to plough their plantation and also hire more men to help with the harvest. Also to buy mulberry for her tapa making business.


'iunisi's story

Iunisi is 52 years old. She is a divorced mother of twelve grown ups. 'Iunisi lives together with her children, at their own home. She runs a business of tapa making and plantation. Her eldest daughter help her with her tapa making. Together they joins a group of women in their village, and they conduct their tapa making only once in every week. They make smaller size tapas up to larger size. 'Iunisi sell out her tapas to her relatives overseas. For their plantation, her two sons takes care of their plantation both in nurturing and harvesting. When it is harvest, 'Iunisi sell out the crops at the local market. Her main market day is Saturday. When her husband left, she runs a business in order to provide for her children. She is hoping to use her loan money to plough their plantation and hire more men for the harvest, and also buy mulberry for her tapa making business.