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Mother Sells Crops To Pay For School Basic Needs

  Savusavu Market vendor Teresia Dratoga of Nadamole village, Savusavu sells their farm products to pay for the school basic need for their children. She has the full support of
23 Jun 2017 11:00
Mother Sells Crops To Pay For School Basic Needs
Teresia Dratoga stands beside her table at Savusavu Market on June 14, 2017.

 

Savusavu Market vendor Teresia Dratoga of Nadamole village, Savusavu sells their farm products to pay for the school basic need for their children.

She has the full support of her husband who is a farmer and supplies her with products from the farm.

“I love coming to the market as my husband supplies vegetables and roots crops for the whole week sales,” the 44-year- old mother said.

She says their four children are at Nasavusavu Secondary School and Saint Bedes College in Savusavu.

Ms Dratoga said she had a plan in place for her market business.

“From Monday to Friday my husband supplies me vegetables and fruits like tubua, cabbage, bele with fruits like lemon and ripe bananas.”

She said on Saturday her husband brought her supplies of cassava and dalo.

According to Ms Dratoga her customers wanted her crops on Saturday for their Sunday lunch.

The competition with other vendors she said was tough but she has managed to keep selling for her customers.

Her prices a bundle of cabbage $2, beans $2, eggplants $1, cassava and dalo $4 a heap.

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