Total loan: $450


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Matangiake, , Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy coconut materials for her craft business.

Meliame's story

Meet Meliame, a 39 year-old mother of two. She married a farmer and lives in their own home. One of her children attends school and the other still under age. She is currently running a handicraft business with the help of her husband. Their main product is used from coconut fibre. They braid the coconut fibre , make it round like a circle until it is enough to become a doormat and they sell out in the market. They also make mattress, floor mats and brushes from coconut fibre. They make unique style of products from coconut fibre which attracts buyers in the market. Meliame wishes to have this loan to buy coconut fibre for her business. She has a dream for her business to profit and to help her children's education.