Kiva Lending Team: Armenia
We loan because...
we want to be part of a global community that aims to sustainably alleviate poverty
The Armenia Team currently has 90 members supporting Armenian entrepreneurs.
Whether they make cheese, herd sheep, sell shoes, or grow tomatoes, our team exists to support them in getting access to affordable loans all over Armenia.
Past and Present Kiva Fellows Serving in Armenia:
- Velizara Passajova KF8
- Brian Kelly KF9
- Suzanne Till KF9
- Alexis Ohanian KF10
- Liz Nagle KF10
- Peter Tashjian KF11
- Vanick Der Bedrossian KF12
- Abhishek Banerjee KF13
- Caree Edson KF14
As Kiva Fellows, we are here to support Kiva lending in Armenia. We will update team members with interesting news, and gladly answer any questions you may have.
Happy lending, and Go Team Armenia!
You can check out our field partners:
SEF International here: www.kiva.org/partners/169
and Nor Horizon here:
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Varsik received a loan from 2 team members to get a new supply of wreaths, baskets, and other accessories for her flower shop, thereby attracting more clients and increasing their income.
Narine received a loan from Diane to bring in a new supply of home products to meet demand and by increasing her business income create a sustainable living for her mother.
Hovhannes received a loan from Hovig to purchase high-quality animal feed to have a more productive farm and increase her income so he can provide a proper education for his school-aged kid.
Lusine received a loan from 1 team members to purchase animal feed and fertilizers.
Mesrop received a loan from Edwin to pay for a new car (pictured) to earn money through his taxi services business and to get a chance to change his family's living.
Hovsep received a loan from Hovig to purchase tree medicine and hire workers to assist in their land cultivation in order to have a better harvest and create a sustainable living for his kids.
Karapet received a loan from Edwin to repair his car and purchase four tires and bring in a new supply of candies, thereby earn money and create a sustainable living for his young daughter.
Margarita received a loan from Aram Terchunian to purchase forage and pay for their land cultivation, thus to have a more productive farm and increased agri-business income so that they change their living conditions.
Vardush received a loan from 2 team members to purchase a new oven and ingredients, thereby attracting more clients and increasing her income.
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