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Total loan: $2,625


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Kolomotu'a, Tongatapu, Tonga / Arts

Lu'isa's loan finished fundraising,
but these similar borrowers just need a little more help to reach their goals!

A loan helped to buy pandanus for her weaving business and also helps pay for her kids school fees for this academic year.

Lu'isa's story

Meet Lu'isa who is 34 years old and is married to a carpenter with eight children. Lu'isa and her family live in a small two-bedroom house. Currently she runs a weaving business, where she weaves with a group of women at the neighbor's house.

Together they weave different weaving materials, and each of them has their own turn of a day for the group to weave her weaving. They mainly use white pandanus only, because it is easier for weaving and accessible. Lu'isa sells out her weaving to her older sister overseas and also at the local market.

She applies for a loan to buy pandanus and pay for the school fees of her children for this academic year. Their next plan is to build a bigger house for their children to fit into. Help Lu'isa by supporting her to reach her plan.