Saturday, March 16, 2013

New Kiva Loan

This woman is in Georgia and I love the idea of helping her buy "wine trees"!

Megi is a 33-year-old woman living in the Bolnisi district with her 42-year-old husband Besik. The family has one milk cow and a plot of agricultural land where they have a vineyard. Megi is milking the cow to make dairy products and Besik is harvesting grapes to make wine. All products are sold locally at the markets and the family gets a small monthly income. They both are very experienced in their fields as they are working at them for 15 years. Megi requested a loan to expand her agricultural business. As she has a plot of unused land she will purchase samples of wine trees, Basik will plant them and grow grapes to make more wine. This will increase the family income and family will be able to have better living conditions.

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