Rezo is from the village Oshora, in the southern part of the country. He is 51 years old, married, and lives with his wife, Zhuzhuna, three sons (26, 24 and 22 years old), a daughter-in-law and a one year-old grandson. All three sons of Rezo serve in the country’s army. Rezo is leading the agricultural business of the family. They own a dairy farm with 5 milk cows. He produces various dairy products (cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese) and sells them in Batumi (nearby town). His total average monthly profit from the farm is 300 Laris.
Rezo requested credit for purchasing an additional milk cow. He will produce and sell more dairy products and increase the profit. The family will use increased income for further development of the family dairy farm.
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