A loan of $575 helped to open a metal shop.


Gocha's story

Gocha is a 45-year-old married man, from the village of Supsa. He lives with his parents, wife, and two school-aged children. Gocha's parents get monthly assistance from the local government. The family runs agricultural activities; in particular they have cattle and cultivate mandarin, nuts, and maize, which are sold locally. Because of the lack of economic resources, Gocha wants to start his own private activity. The start-up program, that is a joint initiative between Kiva and Credo, enables rural poor and inexperienced people to get a loan for starting or re-starting businesses. His application was approved under the framework of this program to get a loan of 1000 GEL to open a metal shop. He will serve locals and get private orders. This business will help Gocha to make a better life for his family, increase their income, and create financial stability.



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