Total loan: $75


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Faratsiho, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy the required inputs to grow potatoes.

Ernestine's story

Ernestine is a 28 year old widow. She has a child. She lives in the country in the family home. She is a farmer. She has decided to also take on raising a milk cow.

Ernestine wants to develop her business and has therefore decided to take out a loan. She joined Vahatra and this will be her first loan. Ernestine wills grow potatoes and requires 20 kg of seed, 21 kg of chemical fertilizer and 14 carts of manure. She has been growing potatoes for the past five years. She sells her produce at the local market but wants to investigate other opportunities.

Ernestine in intent on increasing her income in order to assure improved living conditions for her child and herself. She hopes to have the support of lenders.