A loan of $1,125 helps a member to purchase fertilizers and to pay for labor charges to help during busy times on the farm.


Hpet Kone – 1 (B) Village Group's story

Included in the above picture are Khin, Hnin, Anyunt, Zaw, and Myint who are loan clients from Hpet Kone – 1 (B) Village Group. The village is located in Mahlaing Township, in the Dry Zone area of Myanmar.

Second from the left in the picture is the featured borrower of this group. Her name is Myint and she is 48 years old. She lives with her spouse and two children. She is passionate about farming and always finds different ways to yield better crops. Myint will use this new loan to hire laborers and purchase good fertilizers.

The entire group is very glad to receive the loan because it is a big help for them to purchase farming inputs.

In this group: Khin, Hnin, Anyunt, Zaw, Myint


This loan is special because:

It supports economic growth for an entire village.

Mark McDonagh, Kiva staff

Mark McDonagh
Kiva staff



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