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Lana is 25 years old and lives in Chkhorotsku district with her family that includes her husband and parents-in-law. Her parents-in-law are provided with a retirement pension. The family is involved in an agricultural business. In particular, they own a plot of land where nuts and maize are grown. In addition, Lana runs a small dairy farm and has two milking cows and three calves. She milks the cows twice a day and produces cheese. She sells her agricultural products at the local open market. Lana is a very hard working woman, with a great desire to get ahead.

She requested a loan to repair her house. The existing house is old and damaged. Lana will purchase building materials and renovate her house. Then, the living conditions of the family will be improved, and they will be able to spend their evenings after a hard working day in a more comfortable environment. Lana hopes for your help and kindness.

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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.

About Housing Loans

Many poor families cannot afford housing that meets their needs. When you make a housing loan on Kiva, you give people access to flexible capital to obtain or improve their homes. Better housing means better health, sanitation, and even educational outcomes for children. A house can also be much more for entrepreneurs who run businesses out of their homes. In this way, housing and small business loans on Kiva share a common purpose: to alleviate poverty and enable families to enjoy more stable lives.

About Georgia

  • $6,100
    Average annual income
  • 40
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    Georgia Loans Fundraising
  • $7,802,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.7
    Georgia Lari (GEL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $625 helped Lana to repair her house.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 3, 2012
Sep 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013