Nani is from the village Kakabeti in the Kakheti Region. She is 37 years old, unmarried, and lives with her sister Maka, mother, aunt and uncle. Nani and Maka work in the village school. Nani is a teacher and Maka is a school accountant. Nani’s mother, and aunt and uncle are retired. Along with her job, Nani is actively involved in the family agricultural business. The family has a small dairy farm with two cows. Nani sells milk and yogurt to local dairy-product retailers. The family also has one hectare of land where grapes are grown. A portion of the grapes are sold locally, and the rest are used for wine-making. Nani and Maka sell wine in the village.
Nani requested credit to purchase drugs for treatment of the grapevines for parasites. Also, a small part of the credit will be used for some renovation work in the house. After treating the vineyard, Nani will get a good harvest, and sell it for a convenient price. It will positively impact the income of the family. At the same time, after renovation of the house, the family will improve their living conditions.
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