In order to make money, Mamile takes orders and sews national clothes and sells dressmaking supplies. She started this activity four years ago with an initial investment of 4,000 soms and now makes 8,000 soms per month. She is also engaged in cattle breeding.
With money received from the loan, Mamile wants to purchase more cattle for breeding. In the future she wants to increase the number of her cattle and save money to provide her children with a good education.
The other group members are:
Sapargul K. is treasurer of the group. She is forty-three and married with three children: her elder daughter is sixteen, her elder son is thirteen and her youngest daughter is two years old. Her elder daughter and son go to school and her youngest daughter is at home. Her husband is a salesman. Sapargul helps her husband in selling lime. Before, her husband was assisting his friend in selling lime but, five years ago, he decided to start selling it himself. His initial investment was only 2,000 soms but now they receive 10,000 soms monthly. Sapargul is applying for a loan in order to increase their turnover, using the loan to purchase more lime. In the future, they are planning to reinvest all their money in the purchase of lime.
Indira S. is thirty-eight and married with three children: her daughter is sixteen, her second, a son, is twelve and her youngest son, is two years old. Her daughter and her elder son go to school and her youngest son is at home. Her husband is a meat supplier while Indira works at a sewing workshop and in a café called “Tofic”. Twelve years ago, her parents gave her a calf on the birthday of her son and she decided to start cattle breeding with that calf. Since that time, they have significantly increased the quantity of their cattle and have sold some. Now, they have a milk cow and two calves. Cattle breeding brings them 14,500 soms monthly. Indira is applying for a loan in order to purchase additional cattle to continue their cattle breeding business.
Beishebiubiu O. is fifty-seven and married with a son twenty-two years old. Her son works abroad. Her husband is a guard at a local school while Beishebiubiu is a housewife who breeds cattle while she is at home. She started cattle breeding three years ago with an initial investment of 1,000 soms and now makes 10,000 soms. She plans to increase the number of her cattle and therefore she is applying for a loan in order to purchase additional cattle for breeding purposes. With the profits from cattle breeding, she is planning to buy a car.
--- Where Did This Loan Come From? ---
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