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Total loan: $525

Makelesi

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Kolovai, Tongatapu, Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy pandanus for her weaving and also buys new textbooks for her daughter's education.


Makelesi's story

Meet Makelesi. She is a 45 years old mother of five children. Her husband is a carpenter and they live at their own home. Makelesi currently runs a weaving business, where she weaves taovala and mats, then sells it at the local market. She also has customers from overseas that she sends them her weaving and they send back the money.

Makelesi's business is running very well and her family benefit from it. She alone does her weaving and will repay her loan without help from her husband. She wants to be an independent mother and be able to make her own money. She is applying for a loan to buy pandanus for her weaving and also textbooks for her daughter's education. Her daughter currently attending an educational institution.