A loan of $450 helped to buy chemicals, weed killers, rakes and bush knives.


Mele's story

Mele is a 54-year-old woman who is married and has eight children. For the past two years she has grown taro, taamu, yams and bananas on her plantation. She sells her produce within her community or at the local market.

Mele has been a member of SBPD since 2012. She is applying for a 1000 WST loan to buy chemicals, weed killers, rakes and bush knives to help her in planting her crops. She will use her increase in profits to support her family and pay for her children's education.



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