An engineer who graduated from Vanadzor Engineering College but never worked at his profession, Grisha was formerly employed as a driver, but has now been a successful trader for more than 15 years. He buys apples, grapes, peaches, pears, tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes, etc. from Artashat and Ejmiatsin, transports them with his own car and sells from a rented stall in Vanadzor city. His wife greatly helps him in this occupation.
Grisha is now requesting a loan of 500,000 Armenian Dram to buy more vegetables and fruits for the spring selling season. He uses part of his income to provide for his family, while saving some for his son's upcoming wedding party.
About “Nor Horizon”
“Nor Horizon” UCO LLC is committed to promoting poverty alleviation in Armenia by providing high-quality financial and other business development services to enterprising individuals in under-served rural and urban markets who have a strong will to establish and develop their own small-scale businesses. Originally created as the Armenian micro credit program of Oxfam (Great Britain) in late 1995, “Nor Horizon” LLC has been licensed under supervision of the Central Bank of Armenia since early 2006.
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