A loan of $1,100 helped with her desire to buy farming supplies (seeds, manure, fertilizers, pesticides and other items).


Marta's story

The borrower is a widowed mother of 6 children, all of whom are now grown up. She lives with her family in her own home and she supports some of her grandchildren who live with her.
She farms an area of land within the Mafuiane irrigated region, and with this current loan she intends to buy farming supplies (seeds, manure, fertilizers, pesticides and other items) in order to revive her farming activities which had stopped due to lack of water in the irrigation system.
In the future she wishes to increase the size of her farming area and become a well-known farmer, as such she promises to adhere to her loan's repayment schedule so that she can apply again to Hluvuku.
The biggest challenge that she faces is to use her farming activities to improve her family's living conditions.

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Translated from Portuguese by Kiva volunteer Caroline Reiss


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