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Total loan: $2,925


Gandzaqar village, Tavush region, Tavush Province, Armenia / Arts

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A loan helped to enlarge the range of game boards with a purchase of wood and other materials, thus develop his business and create a better living for his family.

Artak's story

Meet Artak again.

He is an inspiring craftsman from Gandzaqar village. He lives with his parents, wife and 3-year-old son in an area considered to be a conflict zone.

Running a business in this area is risky. However, Artak never loses hope for a brighter future.

Being a creative handyman, Artak makes game boards for backgammon from walnut and beech wood (you see one in his hands). He sells the boards to locals and also exports to neighboring countries. He became a well-known master in the field.

The demand is growing, and he needs some materials to cope with it. With the previous loan, Artak got a chance to finish his orders on time and increase his income.

Currently, he plans to make even more creative boards. Thus, with the provided loan, he will purchase a new stock of walnut and beech wood.

Artak hopes to develop his business and create a better living for his lovely family.