A loan of $300 helped to buy materials and supplies for her sewing business.


Apiseka's story

Apiseka is 38 years old. She is married with three children. There are nine people in her family.

Apiseka is a new member; she joined SPBD this year. She is one of the most popular tailors in her village. She has been sewing clothes for more than 10 years, since she was 27 years old. She sews t shirts, puletasi (traditional Samoan garb worn by women) and haloa. Groups also ask Apiseka to make uniforms for them. She earns about $450 WST ($180 USD) a week.



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