Total loan: $175


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Faravohitra, Antananarivo Province, Madagascar / Agriculture

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

Berthine's story

Berthine is 24 years old. Her family lives in a rural area. She and her partner have two children. She is involved in agriculture and breeding. She started taking out loans 6 months ago. She's been carrying on her farming activities with the loan proceeds. She decided to apply for loans from a micro-lender and ultimately chose to go with Vahatra, where she obained her first loan. She purchased some free-range chickens with her profits.

Bethine wants to raise her family's standard of living. This is the reason she has taken out some loans so she can expand her business. She wants to be able to meet the needs of her children more easily. She also wants to save money for some future projects. Berthine needs her next loan to harvest potatoes. She needs seed, fertilizer, and phytosanitary products. She has been involved in this business for three years. Her family owns some cultivatable pieces of land. Berthine delivers her products to the collectors. She is planning to buy a cow.