A loan helped to buy pigs for fattening.


Méline's story

Her name is Méline. She is 46 years old. Her couple have two children and one is already independent. Méline has been involved in pig farming for twenty years. She fattens and sells the pigs. The couple also farm.

Recently, Méline joined Vahatra. She wants to expand animal breeding and needs capital. She was granted a first loan to buy a pig to fatten. She bought productive land with her earnings. She will continue to expand her business and request the support of the lenders. She plans to buy pigs with the money from this loan. The livestock will be sold on the local market. Méline aims to improve her income to improve the living condition of her family. She also plans to increase their productive land to further exploit agriculture.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer ScotchBoarder.


This loan is special because:

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



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