Mairam P., treasurer of the group, is 44 years old and married. She has a daughter who is 20. Her daughter helps her keep their house. Her husband is in Russia. When her husband started sending her money, she decided to buy convenience goods wholesale and resell them in order not to waste her husband’s money. During weekends her daughter helps her. With the profits from selling convenience goods, she made capital repairs on her flat. Starting her business with 5,000 KGS seven years ago, she now makes about $130 monthly. She applied for a loan in order to buy 100 kilograms of macaroni, sugar and ten boxes of cookies and sweets. That purchase would help her to expand her business and increase her profits.
Inabat A. is 52 years old and a widow. She has three sons who are 20, 16 and 7 years old. Her eldest son is a freshmen at an institution of higher education and her next two sons go to school. She works as a nurse in the hospital. Now she needs to prepare her children for the academic year by buying school accessories and clothes for them. The only dream of Inabat is to educate her children.
Pazilet D. is 55 years old and married. She has eight children. Her sons are 37, 34, 33, 32, 29, 28 and 22, and her daughter is 21. Her husband is an electrician. All her children, except for her youngest son, live independently and work either in a military unit or in Russia. She is applying for a loan in order to buy herself gold accessories. She is planning to repay this loan with the help of her children.
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This is a Group Loan
In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.
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