Mamuka is from the village of Patara Lilo, Gardabani District. He is 50 years old, married and lives with his family: wife – Maka, two daughters (7 and 5 years old) and his parents.
Mamuka is a truck driver. He works as a contractor on a local sand-pit. He transports the sand. He gets 500 Laris per month. Mamuka’s parents are managing the dairy farm owned by the family. They have 4 milk cows and produce yogurt from the milk, which is sold in grocery stores in Tbilisi (capital city of the country). Maka is a housewife. Mamuka and Maka’s elder daughter goes to school and the younger one goes to kindergarten. The family's total average income is 1500 Laris.
Mamuka has requested credit for changing the tire-covers of his truck, as the old ones are in bad conditions already and may cause danger to the driver. The new tire-covers will serve him for 2 years.
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