Manana is 43 years old and lives in Kaspi district. She is married and has a 22-year-old daughter. Manana’s husband works as a senior technician and gets a monthly salary. Manana and her daughter run their agricultural business. In particular, they own a plot of land where tomatoes and garlic are grown. Manana is also involved in dairy farming. She has 2 milk cows. Manana and her daughter milk the cows and produce cheese. They sell cheese locally. Manana is very hard-working woman and very well known in the area for her big heart and friendliness toward others.
Manana requested a loan to build a cattle-shed. With this loan she will purchase building materials. Manana plans to expand the dairy farm through adding additional cows, but the existing cattle-shed doesn’t allow her to implement this plan. After the building is expanded, Manana will purchase livestock and she will be able to double production and sale of cheese. The income of the family will significantly increase. All members of the family 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.