Vakhtang is thirty-three years old. He lives in a small village of Abasha District with his family: his wife – Eka, his three-year-old daughter, his retired parents and his younger brother. Eka works as a saleslady in a village store. She gets a monthly salary. Vakhtang works as assistant driver on a mini-bus, which connects two towns of West Georgia. He spends most of the daytime on his bus route. Vakhtang’s parents and brother are involved in the family agricultural business: They have three milk cows and produce cheese, which is sold on the local open market. Along with the above mentioned the family has a wooden greenhouse.
Vakhtang requested credit to cultivate the land and purchase polyethylene for the greenhouse. He will grow cucumbers, tomatoes and greens during the whole year in the greenhouse. As a result of the above mentioned the income of the family will increase and they will be able to improve their living conditions.
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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.