Total loan: $4,475
Talafo'ou, Tongatapu, Tonga / Agriculture
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A loan helped to export their crop overseas so they can earn enough money to build a house.
Taiena is married to a carpenter and the mother of eight children. Together they run a plantation where their two sons help with the work. On their plantation, they grow diverse crops such as taro, sweet potatoes, yams, and cassava. They export some of their crops oversea and sell the rest in the local market. This business has been their main source of income ever since they got married, and is how they feed, provide and care for their eight children. They dream of a building a new home, and in order to do this, they plan to export more crops overseas to so they can enough money to begin construction.