Astghik is involved in agriculture. She keeps 4 cows, 3 sheep and owns agricultural land where nut, apple and pear trees are grown.
Together with agriculture, Astghik also works at a local school as a teacher. She gets a monthly income, but it is enough only to cover her basic needs. Agriculture helps her to have stable income and sustain her family. Despite her young age, Astghik is a very hardworking lady and is the only breadwinner of the family. So, in order to expand her agricultural business she has applied for this loan. With the help of the loan she will purchase a cows and forage for feeding the livestock. This will enable her to increase sales of milk products and get a higher income.
Astghik lives with her mother, sister and brother in the town of Jermuk.
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