A loan helped to renew her taxi vehicle and also to purchase some pandanus for her business of weaving.


Velonika's story

Velonika is 38 years old. She's married and they have four children, three of whom are currently attending school. They are living in their owned home at the urban area of Tongatapu. She requested for her loan from SPBD as her twelfth loan cycle. She's running her business of taxi and also weaving. She's the only one that operates her business. Her taxi hires drivers to drive in the taxis and in her weaving she's the one that does the weaving as is shown in the photograph. She's working hard in running her business very actively. She earns her income and uses it to help her family living and also make her loan repayments. Her business run six days a week except Sunday. She has a vision for the future of saving more money from her business to renew their house.


This loan is special because:

It helps proven female entrepreneurs grow their businesses and create jobs.



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