A loan of $1,250 helped purchase seeds and fertilizer.


Mirgasim's story

Mirgasim A. is 59 years old. He is married and has five children. After getting married, he arduously dedicated himself to farming. When he recognized the need to invest in his work, Mirgasim decided to raise seasonal fruits and vegetables. He sells his products in the local bazaar, earning an income of about $375 to $500 a month. He started his business in 1985 but he applied for his first loan in 2008. He repaid his first loan from KIVA successfully. He also keeps a shop of spare parts for cars, but his main business is farming because his products are in very high demand. He has applied for a loan of 1,000 AZN. With the loan, Mirgasim will purchase seeds and fertilizer for improving his land and his crops.



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