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Ecaterina

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Telenești, TL, Moldova / Agriculture

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A loan helped to purchase a mini-tractor.


Ecaterina's story

Ecaterina is 49 years old, married and lives in a village in Telenești. She and her husband have an orchard that stretches over several hectares of land, with very good varieties of plums, apricots and apples. She also leases a few more hectares of land because her husband is a skilled farmer.

Tillage requires a lot of work, but also technique. Ecaterina and her husband want to buy a mini-tractor to facilitate their work in agriculture. Ecaterina is a seamstress with a low salary, and her husband's agricultural income is modest and seasonal. That's why she wants to apply for a loan from Kiva to be able to buy a mini-tractor for her husband.

Purchasing a mini-tractor will reduce the cost of tillage and will create a job for Ecaterina's husband because he will be able to provide plowing and cultivating services in their village as well. This will increase their family income, too.