Update on SargisSargis is a young farmer, 30 years old, who lives in the village of Pabmak in the Lori region. He lives with his parents, wife and two small daughters. Sargis is unemployed and he is fully engaged in farming and agriculture. Together with his father Sargis takes care of his large and rich farm; they breed eight cows, ten heifers and twelve piglets. Sargis has a contract with a local big dairy products factory to which he sells most of the milk from his cows. Sargis is very worried about his farm cattle for the coming winter cold months, since cold and long winters are very typical to his region.
He asks for a loan of 800,000 Armenian drams since he needs a lot of hay to feed his farm animals during winter. He needs this loan to mow some parts of the hay and also to buy some from other villagers.
Previous Loan DetailsSargis is 28 years old. He lives with his family in the village of Pambak in the Lori region. Sargis's entire family - his parents, brother and wife - raise cows and pigs. Sargis then sells the products and this is how the family makes a living. Sargis sells milk to the local milk factories and he… More from Sargis'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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