A loan of $900 helped to purchase a cow and start dairy farming.

Ira's story

Ira, age 40, is a married woman from the town of Kutaisi. She lives with her husband and a grown daughter and son. Ira earns her living through a clothing trading business which was started with a Kiva loan. Ira and her daughter sell the items from their house and have loyal clients from her community. In addition, the family gets social assistance from the local government as they live in poverty.

In order to improve her income, Ira is requesting this loan for purchasing a milk cow. She will start dairy farming and make cheese, yogurt and various products for selling as well as for family consumption. This initiative will increase her income and Ira will be able to improve her standard of living in the future.

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