A loan helped to buy the inputs needed to grow rice.

Yvonne's story

Yvonne is a 47 year old woman. She has two children. She is a wine merchant. In addition, she is also active in farming. She is proud to be able to contribute to the improvement of her family's living conditions. She plans to build a house. She needs to get the necessary amount of money for her big goal. In order to do so, she decided to expand her business.

She joined Vahatra to take loans. The loans were used to develop her farm. She has been gradually expanding the area to be cultivated. Her profits served as capital for her business and also as savings for her big project. The family is already self-sufficient in food. Yvonne needs this loan to buy the fertilizer needed to grow rice. She is counting on the support of the lenders. She sells her products at the local market.

She hopes to make enough profit to consolidate her savings.

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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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