A loan helped to buy two rickshaws to rent as well as white rice, sugar, flour and oil to sell at the market.

Ravaka's story

Ravaka is a young mother of 24 years old. She is married and her couple has a child in charge. She lives in a working class area of the city. The family owns a house. She is a shopkeeper. She runs a grocery store. She has also been renting out rickshaws for over two years. Her husband works in a tax-free company in the city.

She is a borrower with Vahatra. Since the partnership, their living conditions have improved. As a result, she wants to develop her business further in order to earn even more profit. With this next loan, she will buy two more rickshaws to rent, as well as white rice, sugar, flour, oil, and beans to sell at the market.

She will save her earnings. She plans to buy more rickshaws later on to increase her income.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer Katell Maguet.

This loan is special because:

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

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