Update on AhmadAhmad is 60 years old. He was unable to go to school because of the financial situation of his family. Given to the fact that he lived only with his mother and two sisters, he had to work all day. His wife is a homemaker, and all his children have already started their own families.
Ahmad earns a living in agriculture, which he learned from his mother, how to care for and fatten livestock. From an early age, he has been involved in this activity, working every day. He also has income from the growing of crops. Every day, his wife gets up early in order to milk the cows, then leads them to pasture. At night, he brings the cows back. His children help with this, by distributing the tasks among them.
The loan will be used to buy cows. In the future, Ahmad needs to buy more cows and to expand his herd.
Ахмад зарабатывает на жизнь в сельском хозяйстве, которое научила его мать, как ухаживать и откармливать скот. С самого раннего возраста он занимался этой деятельностью, работая каждый день. Он также имеет доход от выращивания сельхозкультуры. Каждый день его жена встает рано, чтобы доить своих коров, затем направляет их на пастбище. Вечером он обратно приводит своих коров, в этом помогают его дети, у которых распределены свои задачи.
Кредит будет использован для покупки коров. В будущем, Ахмад надеется купить больше коров и увеличить свое стадо.
Previous Loan DetailsAhmad is an elderly man. He is married and has children. All his life, Ahmad has been raising livestock, as in his youth he did not attend school and thus did not receive any education. However, he loves his business and earns a good living from it. Two of Ahmad's sons have gone to Russia to find... More from Ahmad's previous loan »
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