Total loan: $2,400


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Lezhe, Lezhë County, Albania / Food

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A loan helped to buy new fishing nets.

Elvije's story

Elvije is a widowed mother of three children and also a member of the vulnerable Egyptian Albanian community. She lives in a little town in the central-north part of the country. Elvije is a fisher woman. She fishes in a nearby lagoon and she is seeking your financial help to buy new fishing nets. The earnings from fishing are about $50/month and she has some pension totaling $123/month. She lives with one of her sons who is married and with a child. Her other son has been living in France for years now and he tries to help her financially a bit. Elvije has been fishing for the past 15 years and she says she has been enjoying it so far. Elvije was photographed repairing the fishing nets.