Liana is 46 years old. She lives in Bolnisi District, East Georgia with her family; her husband Leri and two sons (22 and 21 years old). Liana leads the agricultural business of the family. In particular, she is busy with the family dairy farm, with 2 milk cows. Liana produces and sells on average 30 kg of cheese per month. She sells produced cheese at the local market to dairy product retailers. Her husband and sons are stone masons. They work in Bolnisi District, as well as in nearby districts on construction or renovation work. The total average monthly income of the family is 1400 lari.
Liana requested credit for expansion of the dairy farm. She will purchase 2 milk cows and will be able to double production and sales of cheese. It will increase the income of the family and they will be able to improve their living conditions.
About LLC Micro Finance Organization Credo
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.