Manana is 65 years old and lives in the village of Martkopi. She is single and lives alone in her house. Manana runs an agricultural business. In particular, she owns a plot of land, where alfalfa is grown. She also sells hay in her village.
Manana is involved in an animal husbandry business and has two pigs. She sells piglets at the local market. Besides her agricultural activities, Manana runs a shop where stationary and clothing are sold. Manana enjoys her work and likes being busy with her business. Her dream is to expand the business further, which will allow her to improve her living conditions.
Manana has requested a loan to purchase more merchandise to be able to increase her income. She will buy additional goods to expand her stock. This will increase her sales. After the sales have increased, Manana will improve her living conditions and spend her evenings after a hard day at work in a more comfortable environment.
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.