Total loan: $4,450


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Tokomololo, , Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy watermelon seeds, plough their field and also buy enough raw materials for her kiekie making business.

Tokilupe's story

Meet Tokilupe. She is 41 years old, and she is married with three teenagers. Tokilupe has her own craft business where she makes kiekie from different materials and sell it to local random customers. She also help her farmer husband with their plantation, for it is another source of income for their family. Her daughter help her kiekie business by braiding the materials and making it easier for her business.

Tokilupe use hibiscus and coconut materials for her kiekie making, and in a week, she can make four to five kiekie and sell them. For their plantation, they grow diverse types of crops then sell it at the local market and also export it overseas customers for more income.

This loan will help Tokilupe purchase more raw materials for her business and also buy watermelon seeds and plough their field, getting ready to grow watermelon as this is its season. Also to build a better house and new vehicle for her family and educate her children for a brighter tomorrow is her dream.