Ashot is from the village of Shaumiani, East Georgia. He is 41 years old and lives with his wife Tegmine and mother. The source of the income for the family is fruit growing. Ashot is leading this business. He works hard during the year in the garden. Ashot uses his old car for transportation of the harvested fruits. He takes them to nearby villages and towns and sells them from the car.
The total average monthly income of the family is 690 Laris, including Ashot’s mother's pension.
Ashot requested a loan to fix his car, which is out of order at the moment. He will repair it in a week and continue selling the fruits.
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