Total loan: $1,325


Auala, Savai'i, Samoa / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy water tank, chemicals, vegetable seeds, soil, rake,.

Merina's story

Merina is a 61-year-old married woman with 5 children. She runs a business of selling vegetables (cabbage, cucumber) in her community to earn a living. She has 3 years of experience with this business. Merina is a Samoan citizen, she works very hard to satisfy her customers with her fresh vegetables. Every day except for Saturday and Sunday she delivered her vegetables to villages using the wheelbarrow, she also believes in herself that using the wheelbarrow in the meantime to delivered her business is also making her strong, happy, and healthy.

Merina needs a loan to purchase more equipment( water tank, chemicals, vegetable seeds, soil, rake,) to help take her business to the next level. Her dream is to one day she will earn more to buy her own vehicle to help her run the business and send her children to school. She became a member of SPBD in 2016.