This 52-year-old dairy woman has been in this business for 10 years. She is married and has 4 children, lives in Khaladj village in the Salyan region . This business is the sole provider for her family’s livelhood.
Through her experience, Makhira has gained a great deal of knowledge and skills to improve her business.
She requests a loan of $800 to buy 2 milk cows.
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