George is from Tkibuli district. He is 50 years old and lives with his wife, retired farther and 7-year-old daughter who goes to the local school. The family earns their living through an agricultural business. They run a small dairy farm with one milk cow, whose milk is used in cheese products. He sells the dairy products at the local open market.
In addition, the family grows maize on the family-owned land. They do all the relevant agricultural works to ensure a good quality of harvest. The harvested maize is sold locally. He works hard to earn some savings and improve the living conditions for his family.
George requested a loan for purchasing an additional milking cow. He will be able to produce and sell more cheese. Thus, he wants to expand his business in order to earn a good profit. With increased profits, he will be able to reinvest in his agricultural business, as well as spend more on the family’s daily needs and the living conditions for the family will be improved.
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.