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Ketevan is 57 years old and she lives alone in Dusheti, in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region. She is busy with her handicraft business and she designs and sews various traditional Georgian clothes. Ketevan also purchases handmade traditional Georgian clothes and accessories from other designers and sells them locally. Her total monthly profit from selling clothes and handicrafts is 400 GEL.

Ketevan is requesting a loan to purchase traditional Georgian handmade clothes and accessories to sell. She will also use part of her loan to purchase materials to sew Georgian clothes. In the future, Ketevan plans to arrange an exhibition of Georgian clothes and accessories in Dusheti. She thinks that it will be especially interesting for the tourists visiting their region.

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About LLC Micro Finance Organization Credo

LLC Credo (Credo) is a microfinance organization in Georgia that provides sustainable credit services to alleviate poverty in rural areas, including business loans, agriculture loans, household loans, crop insurance and more. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to help the organization expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and households in remote areas.

About Georgia

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 37
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    Georgia Loans Fundraising
  • $8,073,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.6
    Georgia Lari (GEL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Ketevan to purchase traditonal Georgian clothes and materials to sell.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 11, 2011
Aug 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012