Gia is 42 years old. He lives in a small village of Terjola District. Gia is married and lives with his family: wife – Mariam, 14 years old son, 6 years old daughter and mother (retired). Children go to school. The family earns on living through agriculture. They run a dairy farm with 6 milk cows and a calf. Mariam and Gia’s mother produce cheese and sell it on local open market. Also Gia owns a tractor and he works on tilling and sowing season in the village. He provides service to neighbor farmers and is paid for this. Total average monthly income of the family is 1000 Laris.
Gia requested credit for repairing the tractor, which is old and doesn’t operate properly. Gia will purchase spare parts and change them and will be able to provide better quality service to the villagers. After renovation his tractor will work better, than competitors’ ones and he will get more orders. The income of the family will increase and they will be able to improve family 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.