13-year old Georgian entrepreneur runs his own rabbit farm
04 April, 2016
13-year old Georgian entrepreneur runs his own rabbit farm
Meet the youngest Georgian entrepreneur Shako Meshvelashvili, who has a small farm of 50 rabbits. Shako was 11 years old when he first landed 50 GEL from mother and purchased two rabbits. The boy gradually multiplied them and sold them at the local marker in Okani village. Part of the money he kept for himself while he bought new rabbits with the rest. As a result today he already has 50 rabbits.

“I always had my pocket money both for
me and my sisters”, - says Shako. When living in the village, grandfather used to help him sell the rabbits. Now he lives on Elia Mountain, in Tbilisi. He left several rabbits in the village and brought the rest of them to Tbilisi.

He says, taking care of rabbits is not an easy task, since they have to be fed three times a day and besides, you have to tidy up the area five times a day. At present Shako is 13 years old and plans to enroll to the Agrarian University of Georgia in the future and further deepen his knowledge in this field. As he says, he learned many things through socializing with other experts of rabbits. The young entrepreneur plans to buy a land in a few years and cultivate garden along with a rabbit farm.

Source: Businesscontact.ge

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