Update on SargisSargis is 35 years old and he lives in Ijevan city which is in Tavush region. He is married and he has two sons. Sargis runs his own business; he sells fruits and vegetables in the wholesale market of Ijevan. He is sure that in the whole market, his stall is the most rich, colorful and tasty compared to the others.
His business income has given him an opportunity to build a small shop and some part of the products they sell inside of it. Sargis sells apples, pears, grapes, bananas, kiwi, oranges, pomegranates, lemons, nuts, tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers and greens. All the products he buys from villagers, who have become perfect partners for him.
This will be Sargis’ third loan from Kiva, and as he says, all the successes and income from his business that he has had for several years are thanks to his previous two Kiva loans and its support.
He asks for a loan 600,000 Armenian drams in order to refresh his stall’s assortment (apples, pears, grapes, bananas, kiwi, oranges, pomegranates, lemons, nuts, tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers and greens).
Previous Loan DetailsSargis is 33 years old and lives in Ijevan city. He is married and has two sons. For several years Sargis worked as a crane driver, after which he worked as head of security at one of the Ijevan companies. Since 1993, Sargis and his mother have established their own business, which is fruit a... 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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Concurrent and Successive Loans
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