Mzia is 47 years old and lives in the Kareli district with her large family. She is married and has a daughter, a married son with two children, and a mother-in-law. Her daughter and husband have chronic health problems and get a relevant pension from the local government. Mzia’s mother-in-law is provided with a retirement pension.
Mzia runs an agricultural business. In particular Mzia owns a plot of land where tomatoes, cabbages, potatoes, barley, wheat, onion and garlic are grown. The family is involved in an animal husbandry business as well. They have two milking cows, two calves, two pigs and 14 piglets. Mzia produces cheese and sells it at the local open market. She is a hardworking woman who is responsible and very well known in the area for her big heart and friendliness with others.
She requested a loan to purchase wheat seeds and cultivate land. After cultivating the land, she will be able to sow wheat and get an abundant harvest. Part of the harvested wheat will be used by the family and the rest will be sold locally. Mzia will work hard, especially in spring and summer seasons, to get a good harvest. After selling her agricultural production she will get planned income and Mzia will be able to improve the living conditions of the family.
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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.