A loan helped a young farmer to buy a water pump in order to facilitate the irrigation of his plantings..


Alkapone's story

Alkapone is a young farmer from a lowland village in southwest Albania. He lives with his disabled father, his mother and his younger brother. To provide for his family Alkapone works as a driver, while he has a small farm with his uncle and also plants his family land with vegetables as the area is very well known for its productivity. Alkapone's mother works in a very famous milk factory. She helps him in the season of milking sheep. His brother works as a waiter during the night shift and has promised Alkapone to give his support when he will need him.

Alkapone is asking for the second time for Kiva lenders support to buy a water pump to facilitate the irrigation of his plantings in order to grow healthy plants and have a good harvest at the end of the season.


This loan is special because:

It enables low-income farmers to access credit tailored to their needs.



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