Update on YervandYervand, a rescue worker employed by the Emergency Situations Ministry, parallel to his work, is still engaged in farming and animal breeding in Tsovagyugh village, which is in Sevan area. Yervand breeds cattle, chickens and bees. Last loan from Kiva helped Yervand to buy 5 beehives, and he obtained a good profit from selling honey. Yervand has received a higher education degree in the field of economics in rural areas, which helps him in his agricultural business.
This year Yervand started raising rabbits on his farm. Rabbit-breeding too is hard work, but it is new in their region, and he discovered that it is a good new business which will bring him a good profit. For over 3 months, Yervand learned and read a lot of information about rabbit breeding and decided to launch this activity on his farm. This is a second loan from Kiva for Yervand . This time Yervand asks from Kiva lenders a loan to construct a barn for his rabbits and to buy 20 young rabbits for his new rabbit-breeding business.
Yervand has a higher education in the field of economy in rural sphere and this fact helps him in his agricultural business.
This year Yervand started raising rabbits on his farm. Rabbit breeding is too hard work but it is new in their region and he discovered that it is a good new business which will bring him a good profit. More than 3 months Yervand learned and read a lot of information about rabbit breeding and decided to run this activity in his farm.
This is second loan from Kiva for Yervand . This time Yervand asks from Kiva lenders a loan to construct barn for his rabbits and to buy 20 young rabbits for his new created rabbit breeding.
Previous Loan DetailsYervand is 44 years old. He lives in the Tsovagyugh village in the Sevan district with his wife and a 14-year-old son. Yervand graduated from the Yerevan agricultural institute. After receiving his economist diploma, he spent 8 years working as an economist at the Sevan office of one of… More from Yervand'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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