Mavlina is 64 years old. She lives in a village in the Khoni District of West Georgia. Mavlina is a widow, and lives with her daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren. Mavlina is a pensioner. Her daughter is a teacher at the local school. Mavlina is running the family's agricultural business. They have a dairy farm with five milk cows. Mavlina produces and sells an average of 60 kg of traditional West-Georgian cheese each month. She sells it at the local open market. In addition to the cows, they have a pig on the farm and sell an average of 12 piglets each year. Mavlina’s son-in-law is an investigator and gets a monthly salary. The family's total average monthly income is 1200 Laris.
Mavlina requested credit for purchasing a mini tractor. She will rent it in the village to gain additional income. There is quite a high demand for tractors in agricultural areas, especially in the spring season. She plans to use the additional income to purchase household goods and improve her family's 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.