A loan of $1,075 helped a member purchase of calves.


Zakirova Elmira`s Group's story

Elmira Z. is 45 years old and married. Her husband is currently working in Russia. He sends 200 dollars to the family every month. Elmira has 4 children, all of whom are fairly grown and always help their mother with keeping up the household. The client has a pair of dairy cows that she gets milk from and makes dairy products. The loan will be used for the purchase of calves for subsequent growth.

Let us present the next participant of this group – Jayloobek Z., who is 32 years old. He is married and is raising 4 children: three older sons and the youngest daughter. His wife is currently raising the children and also helping with the household business. The client has been involved in animal husbandry since 1994. He primarily keeps cattle and also sells milk and dairy products in Uzgen. Jayloobek will use the loan for the purchase of cattle to be sent off to pasture. He recently purchased a new house for his family, however, still has to finish some interior work for it. He hopes that he will be able to finish all the work and move into the new house over the course of this year.

Ayperi is only 20 years old. She is a very responsible and goal-oriented young woman. She lives with her parents and actively helps them with growing agricultural products, such as corn, wheat, sunflower and potato. After the fall of the USSR, the client’s family received a 1.2 hectare plot of land and has been involved in agriculture since then. The loan will be used for the purchase of seeds and fertilizers.

Ayzat I. is 24 years old. She is a beautiful young woman, who works as a secretary-cashier at the Uzgen city architecture. Her salary is around 100 dollars. She is educated as an economist and dreams to have a career at one of the financial institutes in Kyrgyzsta, and has all the qualities for this. The loan will be used for consumer needs.

In this group: Elmira, Ayzat, Jayloobek, Ayperi

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey


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