Total loan: $250


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Nukutubu, , Fiji / Food

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A loan helped to add an extra bale of kava to her stock.

Mereia's story

Mereia runs a kava business from her home village of Nukutubu. With lots of of buyers, she was able to earn extra income to support her family financially. Kava is a calming drink that is enjoyed by many islanders during a traditional function or after a hard day's work.

Having lived in the village since childhood, she sees this as a successful business that will help her family financially. She is very familiar with the kind of products that her customers look for.

She seeks to take out a loan to help her buy kava supplies so that she does not run out of stock. This Nukutubu native is confident that her business will bring a good yield to her family and her business despite the current situation facing the country.