Over several years of hard work, Artashes owns a beautiful farm near a small town of Spitak, which is in Vanadzor area. He is engaged in swine breeding and he keeps his farm animals in the barn located near the city. Artashes has three workers who help him around the farm. He also sells pigs and meat to meat production centers and to his loyal customers over the city. Artashes has higher education; he has graduated Yerevan State Agricultural Institute the Department of Veterinary. For many years, he has worked in his specialty. Artashes lives with his wife and two children who are already students. Artashes has decided to buy eighty-six piglets and a lot of fodder; he needs a loan of 800,000 Armenian drams. He has great plans connected with his farm and he hopes that this deal with Kiva will be a kind of stimuli for future cooperation.
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.