A loan helped to buy more supplies of kava powder and other contributing materials for a kava business.


Melania's story

In Fiji, both men and women enjoy kava, a relaxing drink made from the root of the kava pepper plant. It is especially popular at social gatherings. Melania, who is 39 years old, has 5 children.

Melania wants to start selling kava powder in her community and is seeking a loan to buy supplies and equipment to get her venture underway. The money she makes from this service will go towards her children’s education and help with the family’s everyday needs.


This loan is special because:

It provides women with credit in a country where alternative financing is extremely scarce.



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