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Total loan: $3,950


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Patangata, , Tonga / Food

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

A loan helped to purchase a new fishing boat for their fishing business.

'oto'ota's story

Oto'ota and her husband run a fishing business. They still have no children, and they are having a good time saving money, building up and preparing for their future children. They just finished renovating their house with the money they earned and saved from their business.

Her husband, together with three other men, goes fishing everyday, and when he returns, 'Oto'ota sorts and packs the fish and other seafood they catch into plastic bags and sells it at the local fish market. They usually hire a fishing boat for their fishing, but 'Oto'ota thinks that if they have their own fishing boat her husband will not have to borrow someone else's boat and expenses will be less.

She decided to apply for a loan to purchase a new fishing boat so that her husband will freely use it for their business, and so that they can also rent it to those who might want to hire it.