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Total loan: $450


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Malapo, Tongatapu, Tonga / Arts

Kaloni's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy mulberry trees for her tapa-making business.

Kaloni's story

Kaloni and her little family live at their own home. She is married to a farmer, and they have four children.

Currently, she runs a tapa-making business, and she joined her mother and sisters in making tapas. They have their own group of tapa makers, which is just Kaloni and her sisters with their mother. They enjoy working together, not just for the benefit of their own families, but because having each other as sisters makes their work easier. They are their own bosses, and they also prepare soft tapas together and design tapas together.

Kaloni sells her tapas to some of their relatives overseas and also to local, random customers. She is hoping to buy mulberry trees with this loan.