Levan is from the village Breta, Khashuri District, East Georgia. He is 61 years old and lives with his wife Limer. Levan and Limer are internally displaced persons from an area of conflict. They receive a relevant pension from the Georgian government.
Levan has two hectares of land, where wheat, cabbages, maize and tomato are grown. Harvested vegetables are sold locally to retailers. Their average income is 400 Laris, including their monthly pension. His family also owns an electrical corn mill. Their mill is out of the order at the moment. Levan requests a loan to repair the mill. After the mill is running, he can get orders from neighbor households and mill various types of corns.
Levan will get additional income and work hard to expand his family's agricultural business.
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