For several years Aghabek worked as an engineer and since this year he is working with the police.
Starting in 2010, Aghabek, simultaneously with his permanent job, has been growing plants in his own greenhouse and has also been beekeeping. In his greenhouse he raises watercress, coriander, green beans, etc., which he sells in the Ijevan market during the winter months. Thanks to incomes from all his occupations, Aghabek supports his family and pays for his son’s education.
Aghabek is asking for a 600,000 Armenian Dram (AMD) loan to construct a new greenhouse, where he will grow cucumbers, tomatoes and hot peppers. His future income will help Aghabek to pay his son’s educational fees.
About “Nor Horizon”
“Nor Horizon” UCO LLC is committed to promoting poverty alleviation in Armenia by providing high-quality financial and other business development services to enterprising individuals in under-served rural and urban markets who have a strong will to establish and develop their own small-scale businesses. Originally created as the Armenian micro credit program of Oxfam (Great Britain) in late 1995, “Nor Horizon” LLC has been licensed under supervision of the Central Bank of Armenia since early 2006.
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