Total loan: $4,525


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Ha'ano (Ha'apai), Ha'apai, Tonga / Arts

Paea'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 and also to help with the building of their new house.

Paea's story

This is Paea. She is married to the town officer of their village, and they have four children. They live in their own home ib the island of Ha'apai. Paea practices weaving and also has skills in designing mats, fihu, and much more. What she is sitting on in her photo is her finished fihu, which she is still decorating. Some other women have hired her to decorate their fihu and weaving products. With her business, she is able to help her husband with their expenses and also with their kids' school fees. They have a new house that is currently in the building process, and Paea has applied for this loan to help with building their house and also for buying pandanus.