Total loan: $775


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Betafo, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar / Retail

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A loan helped to buy 35 mobile phones and 600 Kg of coffee beans to resell.

Clarisse's story

Clarisse, at 57 years old, is a mobile phone vendor. She also sells coffee beans. She has a permanent point of sale, in the market of the village. She also raises pigs for the extra revenue. Clarisse takes out loans with Vahatra. This step has allowed her to expand her businesses. She was able to multiply her merchandise. Her income showed a notable increase and her family's quality of life is improving. Clarisse was able to deposit some savings. The next loan will help with the purchase of 35 mobile phonbes as well as 600 Kg of coffee beans to resell. She sells quality products but at prices available to her clientele. She hopes to make enough profits. She plans to rehabilitate her family home with her gains.