Zurab is 60 years old and lives in the Vani district. He is married and lives with his wife. The family runs a dairy farm of four milk cows and a calf, whose milk is used in cheese products. The cheese is sold at the local open market. In addition, Zurab owns a plot of land where nuts are grown. He sells an average of 200-300 kg nuts per month. In addition, he purchases chicks in the spring that he raises and sells as hens for a good price. Zurab is a hardworking man who is responsible and very well known in the area for his big heart and friendliness toward others.
Zurab requested a loan to purchase chicks in order to start poultry farming. Zurab will raise chickens and then sell the hens at a good price. He considers his business to be profitable, since it generates a good income that enables him to improve the living conditions of his 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.