A loan of $1,925 helped to buy hay for his cows.


Sakhavat's story

Sakhavat lives in the Absheron region together with his close-knit family. He is married and has two wonderful children. Sakhavat is 39 years old.

Seven years ago, he began to breed cattle. At the start, he raised sheep and then resold them, then he started to raise cows and to sell their milk. Sakhavat looks after the animals and his wife makes yogurt, cheese, kefir (a fermented milk drink), and the like, for sale. Their business can be called a family.

Now, Sakhavat needs 1,500 AZN in order to buy hay for his cows for the winter. He wants to develop his business and in the future to increase the number of cattle.

Sakhavat is an internally-displaced person (IDP). He is a migrant from the town of Lachin which is located within the occupied territory of Karabakh.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron



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