Grant economically empowers women in the North

June 19, 2023 9:56 am

Adi Asenaca Caginitoba. [Source: Supplied]

The Northern Development Program grant has economically empowered women entrepreneurs in the North.

Adi Asenaca Caginitoba of Navakasobu Village, Sasa in Macuata, has been able to purchase screen printing materials, fabric paint, accessories, and a sewing machine for her handicraft business.

She says the $2,500 grant has helped her diversify her business, not only in tailoring and screen printing but also in weaving and tie-dye accessories.

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A budding businesswoman, the 43-year-old supports her family of seven from the income generated by her life-long skills.

Caginitoba caters to customers within her village and nearby communities, along with customers from Viti Levu.