Total loan: $1,325


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Te'ekiu, Tongatapu, Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy pandanus and mulberry for her weaving and tapa-making business, and also to help renovate their house.

'ana's story

'Ana is 46 years old. She is the mother of four children, and her husband is their village's town officer. They live in their own home with their two youngest.

'Ana currently runs a weaving and tapa making business. She does her weaving at home, and she joins a group of women in their village for making the tapas once a week. They make lots of tapas. 'Ana spends the rest of the day weaving mats and taovala. She sells her weaving locally and also overseas.

'Ana wishes to use her loan money to buy mulberry and pandanus for her businesses. She still holds on to her dream of educating her children for a better life in the future.