Robert is 43 years old. He lives in the village of Rodinauli with his family: wife – Thea, 15-year-old son, 10-year-old daughter and parents. The children go to school.
Robert works as a truck driver and provides transportation service to the local population. Along with his main job, he is actively involved in the family's agricultural business. They have 2 milk cows. Thea produces cheese and sells on average 35 kg of this product in local market. The family also owns 1.3 hectares of land, where fruits and vegetables are grown. The harvested products are sold in local open market. Along with the abovementioned, the family also owns a greenhouse with an area of 500 sq. meters, which is used for growing greens. The total average monthly income for the family is 600 Laris, including the pensions of Robert’s parents.
Robert requested credit to purchase fertilizers. He will use them to fertilizing the land in the family farm to get a better quality harvest next year. The family will get better income, which will be used to finance the family's daily needs.
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