Total loan: $600


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Halaleva, , Tonga / Food

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A loan helped buy a new freezer and also plastic bags and bowls for her seafood sales.

'akosita's story

This is 'Akosita who is a 61-year-old mother of two grownups and a wife of a fisherman. They live at their own home, near the shore. 'Akosita runs a business of selling seafood, where she and her husband collect seafood during low tide and place it in plastic bowls and sell it out along the main road in their village.

She has been running this business for more than ten years now, and even though her two children have careers and make good money, she still wants to run her own life and make her own money. Akosita hopes to use her loan money to buy a new freezer for her seafood and also plastic bags and bowls. 'She has always dreamed of renovating her two-bedroom house, and she is working towards that dream.