A loan of $925 helped to pay for land cultivation, and to purchase fertilizers and watermelon seeds.


Desdemona's story

Desdemona is 65 years old. She is a widow and lives in the village, Tsikhesulori, in West Georgia with her sister-in-law. Desdemona works as a teacher in the village school. Her sister-in-law is retired. The family has a milk cow. The dairy products are mainly consumed by the family members. They sell the surplus in the village. The total average monthly income of the family is 400 Laris, including Desdemona’s sister-in-law's pension. Desdemona has requested credit for the start-up of a new business initiative. She will cultivate family-owned land, and purchase fertilizers and watermelon seeds. After proper cultivation and fertilizing of the land, Desdemona will get a high quality harvest and sell it for a convenient price. The income of the family will increase and Desdemona and her sister-in-law will be able to improve their living conditions.



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