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Alma

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Lezhe, Lezhë County, Albania / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy three cows from which she can sell raw milk daily and calves once per year so that she and her husband can make a living for their family.


Alma's story

Alma is a young lady who is trying to build up a little farm with her husband. They have some land, which they inherited from her husband's family and which they plant with different vegetables to sell.

Last year, Alma bought a cow from which she has been able to provide dairy products for her family's consumption and five bottles of milk to sell every day, for around $4 total. She is quite happy with this and believes that if she has more cows and focuses on taking care of them, she will be able to earn a better income for her family than what she earns from the selling her harvest all year.

Alma lives with her husband, her little son, and her retired mother-in-law in a village in north Albania. She hopes for Kiva lenders' support to be able to buy three cows from which she can sell raw milk daily and calves once per year so that she and her husband can make a living for their family.