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Total loan: $500


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Naila Vou, , Fiji / Food

Lesieli's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to purchase a scale and sacks of fruits and vegetables from farmers that she can resell.

Lesieli's story

Lesieli lives in a village that is famous for a fermented cassava snack called Bila. She has decided however to start a unique business.

This mother of three is hoping to support her children’s education as they are all in high school, and her husband is nearing his retirement age. Lesieli wishes to get a loan that will enable her to become a market vendor at the local market in Nausori.

She plans to buy sacks of fruits and vegetables from the farmers and resell them for a profit. Lesieli also wishes to purchase a scale, as she will not sell in heaps, but by weight in kilograms.