A loan of $400 helped purchase a dairy cow.


Zebiniso's story

Zebiniso is a 40 year old woman. She is married and is the mother of 5 children. She fattens livestock and processes milk and dairy products. Her husband is a shepherd. Every morning he takes the livestock to the mountains and returns late at night. Once a month he takes his livestock to the market. Their eldest son is 21 years old. He helps his father. The daughters help around the house. Zebiniso milks the cows every morning and every evening. Part of the milk is used by the family and part of the milk is sold. Zebiniso used her last loan to buy one more cow.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sabina Holzman


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