A loan of $325 helps to buy mid-sized pigs and 360 kg of fodder for them.
Laurent is the 46-year-old father of a family. He is married and has four children to support. He lives in a semi-rural district. The family owns an earthen house. For over six years, he has been raising hogs. He is also a mason. His wife helps him.
He joined Vahatra to develop his livestock farming. His wish is to increase the number of pigs to fatten. He wants to improve the family’s income.
With the money from this loan, he will be able to purchase some mid-sized pigs and 360 kg of fodder for them. After a few months, he will resell the livestock to the town butcher shop.
Previously, he was able to manufacture bricks for construction, thanks to his profits. For this next loan, he is going to set aside his earnings as savings. His plans include building a more suitable house later on.