Jumber is 26 years old. He lives in a small village of Tskaltubo District with his family: wife – Tamta and their 1-year-old daughter. Jumber and Tamta earn their living through agricultural business. They have a milking cow and produce cheese, which is sold on the local open market. They also, have a pig and Jumber sells piglets in nearby villages. Jumber and Tamta are busy with farming also; they have two greenhouses, where they grow tomato and greens. They sell harvested product on the local open market as well. Total average monthly income of the family is 700 Lari.
Jumber requested a loan to make an additional greenhouse. Thus, he will be able to sow more vegetables. He will work hard on his plot and after properly done seasonal agricultural works, he hopes to get more and better quality harvest, which will be sold for a good price. This will increase the income of the family. With increased income, Jumber will be able to create better living conditions for the family.
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.