Total loan: $450


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Ha'asini, , Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy mulberry for her tapa making business.

Mele's story

Mele is 20 years old. She is a single mother to her daughter. She lives with her daughter at her parent's house.

Mele and her mother run a tapa-making business where they join a group of women in their village and together they make tapas once a week. She helps her mother in designing the tapas before they sell them. She also prepares soft tapa and sells it at the local market for extra money.

Mele does her best in running her business for the future of her daughter. She struggles now so that her daughter will benefit in the future. Mele applies for a loan to buy mulberry for her tapa-making business.