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Marjol

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Pogradec, Korçë County, Albania / Agriculture

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A loan helped a farmer to fertilize and spray his orchard before the creation of the fruits so he will have a good harvest this year and will be able to provide a good income for his family.


Marjol's story

Marjol is a 32 year old farmer from a small village in southeast Albania. He is married and proud father of a little child.

Marjol does different agricultural activities to provide for his family. He is mostly focused on orchards of plumps, apples and cherries, since they do not require attention during the entire period. This gives Marjol the opportunity to emigrate in Greece or Germany for working, to make an extra income for his family. Indeed, he has just turned back from Germany, but he had to spend all his savings with the medical treatment of his wife. She was badly sick from Covid-19. "In Albania the medical care is supposed to be for free, but if you do not give bribe at the doctors or nurses you do not receive any treatment. Beside the cost of the medicines, that you have to pay for everything!", said Marjol during the interview, desperately.

Marjol is hoping for Kiva lenders support to pay for the expenses needed to fertilize and spray his orchard before the creation of the fruits, so he will have a good harvest this year and will be able to provide a good income for his family.