Asya is 58 years old and she lives alone in the village of Tatev which is in the Syunik region. She graduated from Yerevan State Institute of National Economy. Today she is engaged in the cultivation of vegetables and fruits, and she also maintains accounting records for private enterprises. This cheerful and nice lady manages to cultivate potatoes, beans, tomatoes, cucumbers, greens and onions. She also has apple, apricot and plum trees. All the harvest that she gathers she manages to sell at the Kapan wholesale markets. Asya is asking for a loan since she needs to buy seeds, seedlings, fertilizers and garden fence mesh.
About “Nor Horizon”
“Nor Horizon” UCO LLC is committed to promoting poverty alleviation in Armenia by providing high-quality financial and other business development services to enterprising individuals in under-served rural and urban markets who have a strong will to establish and develop their own small-scale businesses. Originally created as the Armenian micro credit program of Oxfam (Great Britain) in late 1995, “Nor Horizon” LLC has been licensed under supervision of the Central Bank of Armenia since early 2006.