A loan of $1,250 helped a member to purchase coal for the rest of the winter season.

Guljan's Group's story

N. Guljan is the leader of this group. She comes from Karabalta, a small city to the west of Bishkek. Guljan and her husband achieved all their possessions through hard work and perseverance. They know that everything in life comes gradually. Guljan is forty-seven years old. Her husband works as a procurement manager in a local high school.

Guljan is a housewife but she is also engaged in raising livestock and sells milk. Twenty-five years ago, she inherited some cattle from her parents. She had a choice to sell everything and have a regular job, but instead she decided to increase what had been left to her. During these years she has accomplished that. Moreover, through raising cattle she has been able to raise five beautiful children and build a house, and furnish it.

The children have grown. The eldest daughter is married and lives separately. One of the sons works in Russia. One of the daughters goes to college, and the rest of the children go to school. Guljan has applied for this loan to purchase coal for the rest of the winter season. She is going to complete the building of the house, buy a car, and increase the total population of her livestock.

Guljan’s partners:

Baktiyar, 28, is single. He raises and trades in cattle. He needs a loan to buy some cattle for feeding and resale.

Nurzada, 24, is single. She is engaged in raising cattle. She hopes to obtain a loan and buy some items of furniture.

Janatkul, 40, has three children. Her husband is a farmer. She stays at home and looks after cattle. Janatkul hopes to get this loan and buy coal.

Dilbar, 57, is the mother of three children. Her husband is an inspector at the market. She is a housewife. Dilbar keeps some cows and sells milk. She needs a loan to buy furniture.

--- Where Did This Loan Come From? ---

This loan is brought to you by Mol Bulak Finance, a young and ambitious socially-focused MFI in Kyrgyzstan.

Mol Bulak Finance is strongly committed to the principles of sustainable development on the basis of 3-Ps concept - People (building human capital and taking care of its customers and the society as well), Profit (to be profitable to grow further) and the Planet (taking care of the environment). It is also the only MFI in Kyrgyzstan who delivers its services to customers 365 days a year. To learn more about Mol Bulak and view a Video presentation about the organization, please visit: http://www.kiva.org/about/aboutPartner?id=135

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In this group: Guljan, Baktiyar, Nurzada, Janatkul, Dilbar

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