Antissa is 62 years old. She is a widow and lives in a small village near Tbilisi (capital city of the country) with her 38-year-old son, Zurab.
Antissa and her son earn a living through the family agricultural business. In particular, they have two milk cows. Antissa produces cheese and sells it in Tbilisi. Also, the family owns a vineyard. Zurab produces wine and vodka and sells it in the village.
Antissa requested a credit for purchasing a milk cow. With three cows she will be able to increase the cheese production and sales by 50%. It will result in increased family income. They will be able to increase spending on their daily needs and improve their living conditions.
About LLC Micro Finance Organization Credo
LLC Credo (Credo) is a microfinance organization in Georgia that provides sustainable credit services to alleviate poverty in rural areas, including business loans, agriculture loans, household loans, crop insurance and more. Kiva lenders’ funds are used to help the organization expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and households in remote areas.