A loan of $450 helped to buy an overlock sewing machine, materials, fabric, color paint, elei carved board, brushes and stencils.


Vaelua's story

Vaelua is a 36-year-old woman with 4 children. She owns and operates a business, sewing and selling elei dresses, ielavalava (a traditional Polynesian cloth worn as a skirt by men and women) and t-shirts. She has 2 years of experience in this line of business. Vaelua needs a loan to buy an overlock sewing machine, materials, fabric, color paint, elei carved board, brushes and stencils. She hopes to use her profits to support her family. Vaelua joined SPBD in 2013.



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