Hasmik is engaged in farming and animal breeding. On plot of land near their house, Hasmik grows tomatoes, cucumbers, potatoes and peppers, which she sells in the Ijevan markets. At the same time, she breeds cows and pigs in an animal barn which was built by her son and husband. With income from this agricultural business, Hasmik shares her family's monthly expenses with her husband and son.
Hasmik is asking a loan from Kiva lenders to buy two young cows and she hopes to receive a good profit from cattle breeding in the future.
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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