A loan helped to buy seeds, fertilizer and manure to take care of his carrot crops.


Zafimahatratra's story

Zafimahatratra is a 26 year old young father of a family. He is in a relationship and the couple has a dependent child. He lives in a rural village in a family house. He is a peasant who has been growing carrots for four years. His spouse sells a variety of vegetables. The couple help each other to improve their living conditions. He is a borrower with Vahatra. With his previous loan he acquired a cow with his profits and his savings. Now he wants to increase his carrot production in order to make more profit. To do this he will need the support of the lenders to buy seeds, fertilizer and manure to take care of his carrot crops. He will sell his harvest in the market in the big city. He will deposit his earning in savings. He plans to buy zebus and a cart in the future.

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Translated from French by Kiva volunteer leonardo.


This loan is special because:

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



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