A loan of $925 helped to buy another milk cow for her herd.

Nafaret's story

Nafaret is 35 years old and married, with two children, both attending secondary school.

She didn't have a job at all until two years back when she started her own livestock business. She purchased some milk cows and started selling milk to dairy farms. Later on she sold baby calves as well. “I am not investing time and efforts at this business because I’m forced to do it to generate an income," she said. "I enjoy my involvement on it, because it gives me the opportunity to nurture the animals at the same time that I am generating profit.”

At the moment, Nafaret is applying for a Kiva loan through VisionFund Albania to purchase one more milk cow in order to expand her existing herd. She has borrowed previously from the VFA institution and has repaid the loans on time.

With the extra profit she plans on generating, she will be investing in planting fodder for animals, instead of buying it. This way, she will be able to put money aside for her children’s education.

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