Total loan: $3,100


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Hofoa, , Tonga / Arts

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A loan helped to buy more pandanus for her weaving and also pay for her son's exam fees.

Taufa's story

Taufa is a mother of four who makes a living from weaving. Her husband is a carpenter, and they live in their own home. Taufa weaves different weaving products, including mats, taovala and fihu. She also weaves taovala from brown pandanus. Taufa has run her business for several years, with the aim to help her husband in providing for their children because his wages hardly cover their expenses. When she needs help with her weaving, she then hires women to weave for her. Her business runs very well, but the only factor that usually affects her business is a lack of pandanus. With this loan, Taufa will be able to solve her lack of pandanus and also help to pay for her son's exam fees.