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Mirian
Mirian is from the village of Jocho. He is 29 years old, married, with one child. His mother and married brother and his family live with Mirian as well.

Mirian runs small-scale agricultural land and has a citrus garden. He sells citrus in the wintertime and earns seasonal income. The family also has one milk cow and sells cheese at the local market.

Mirian managed to save and has recently bought an apartment in the neighboring town. Now he is requesting a loan to purchase furniture and furnish the flat comfortably. Mirian plans to rent it out at a good price and get a monthly income. This initiative will increase his family's funds and Mirian will be able to improve the standard of living for his family members. He hopes for your generosity.

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This loan is part of Credo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at the subsistence level and have been unable to obtain credit due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers them a longer repayment term and an annual interest rate that is 5% lower than the standard interest rate. By funding this loan, you are supporting a program that gives borrowers a second chance to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. Learn more about Credo's startup loan program on the Kiva Blog.

About LLC Micro Finance Organization Credo

LLC Credo (Credo) is a microfinance organization in Georgia that provides sustainable credit services to alleviate poverty in rural areas, including business loans, agriculture loans, household loans, crop insurance and more. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to help the organization expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and households in remote areas.

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  • $4,600
    Average annual income
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  • $7,088,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 1.7
    Georgia Lari (GEL) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Mirian to purchase furniture to furnish his apartment and rent it out.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
15 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Nov 28, 2013
Listed
Dec 24, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
May 24, 2014