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A loan of $975 helped to build a stable.

Pal's story

Pal wants to build a stable and he needs lenders’ help to achieve this. In the background you can see his little family house where there are five people residing: the couple and their children. They are very poor and they barely can make it.

Pal is very happy that he was finally given the opportunity to do something because up until now he was not eligible to apply for loans, first because his collateral was insignificant to what was requested for a loan, and secondly, no financial institutions served his area. About two months back, VFA expanded to a new area including 23 villages.

Agriculture/livestock has been the activity where his focus has been throughout most of the past ten years.

Loan details

Lenders and lending teams

Loan details