Total loan: $775


Mataika, Vava'u, Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy more raw materials for her handicrafts business.

'akanesi's story

‘Akanesi is 27 years old and she is a single mother of three. She and her children live together with her parents.

‘Akanesi runs a business where she makes kiekie and many more items from raw materials only. She uses materials such as coconut fiber, soft tapa and also hibiscus. 'Akanesi feels responsible not only for her three children but she also feels responsible for her parents. Therefore she keeps her business running and right now she expanded her market overseas.

She is hoping to use her loan money to buy raw materials for her handicraft business. 'Akanesi put up a big dream in her mind. Her dream is for a better future for her children and that their needs will always be met by her.