Update on MherMher is still engaged in farming and animal breeding. His last loan from Kiva helped him to increase the number of his cows and pigs. During the last year, Mher has sold a lot of beef, pork, cheese and eggs. He received a good profit and enlarged his agricultural business. Part of this profit he used to buy special tools for milking the cows, which is shown in his profile photo. It helps him milk cows faster and more effectively. With another part of his profit, Mher paid off his Kiva loan ahead of schedule.
Mher’s wife and mother grow wheat, oats, grapes, fruits and vegetables on their plot of land. They work hard day and night to overcome some economical difficulties in their life.
Apart from agriculture, Mher has found a new job in Ijevan city where he works in a construction company as a worker. Mher accumulates his salary from his construction occupation in order to build a new barn for his animals. This is his big dream and as he confessed, he will do his best to reach that dream as soon as possible.
Mher asks for his second loan from Kiva lenders to buy eight young piglets (farrows), fodder for his animals and to organize seeding in his plot of land.
Previous Loan DetailsMher G. was born in 1978 in the Koti village area of Ijevan, and he still lives in his native village. Mher is married and has two sons (3 and 5 years old). Mher, his wife and his mother are engaged in animal breeding, land cultivation, gardening and beekeeping. They raise cows, calves and… More from Mher's previous loan »
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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