A loan helped to buy a pig and feed.


Marie Claudine's story

Marie Claudine is a 34 year old married woman. The couple has three children. She earns a living raising pigs. This business provides her with money. Her husband makes cooking pots. Marie Claudine borrows from Vahatra. She takes out loans to amplify the couple's capital. The family plans to build a house to live in and needs much greater financial means to do this. So the couple is trying to increase their revenue so they can deposit savings. She needs this loan to buy a pig and feed. She hopes to get the support of the lenders. She will sell the animal to the butcher after six months and buy others with her earnings.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


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It helps the poorest of the poor in Madagascar to improve their lives.



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