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A loan of $1,225 helped to purchase building materials to renovate his rental property.


Vazha's story

Vazha is from the small town of Manglisi. He is 36 years old and lives with his wife, mother and two children. His mother is a pensioner.

Vazha works as an artisan and a fireman. His job takes a lot of time and energy, but he still finds time for the family’s business. He has two milk cows, which he uses to produce yogurt and sell it locally.

Vazha is a very hardworking young man, with a great desire to get ahead.

With the requested loan, Vazha will renovate his existing house, which is old and damaged. Vazha will purchase building materials and renovate his home. After the house is repaired, he will rent the house during the tourist season and earn an income. With the increased income, Vazha will expand his tourist business and improve the living conditions of the family. He awaits your support.



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