Levon is from the village of Shaumiani, East Georgia. He is 51 years old. Levon is married and lives with his family: wife Violeta, 22-year-old daughter, and 20-year-old son. Levon is the only income provider in the family. He owns a poultry farm with 1600 chickens. Levon raises chickens and sells hens at the local market. The average monthly income of the family is 1500 GEL.
Levon has more capacity (space and cages) on the farm which aren’t utilized at the moment. He requested credit to purchase additional chickens. He will raise more chickens and sell more hens, which will increase the income of the family. Levon plans to use the increased income for financing the high-school education of his son.
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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.