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Total loan: $1,975
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Shpresa

Albania
Korce, Albania / Farm Supplies

A loan of $1,975 helped to buy replacement part for her husband's tractor.


Shpresa's story

This is the 37 year-old Shpresa or ‘Hope’ in English. She wants to buy a replacement part for her husband's tractor, that he uses it to make his own income.

Shpresa does horticulture and sells the products to wholesale buyers. She’s got plenty of cherry and apple orchards and grapevines. As for livestock, Shpresa has one dairy cow with a calf and she sells raw milk to a nearby dairy farm.

Shpresa is a married mother of three children, ages 14, 10 and 5. They live in a hilly village with a very cold climate that is and not very supportive of agriculture. However, villagers find their own ways to plant veggies and other crops to cover for their basic needs. Cows, sheep and goats are the preferred animals of almost every villager.



Loan details

Loan length:

39 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Albania

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Loan details

Loan length:

39 months
Disbursed date: March 31, 2014
Facilitated by Field Partner: VisionFund Albania