Seydilda D. is a 54-year-old farmer and has three children. He graduated from agricultural college and worked as a tractor-driver in his local area. In order to support his family and find a means of subsistence, he decided to engage in cattle breeding and land cultivating with perennial herbs, which serve as a concentrate of forage for his cattle. His wife helps him develop their family business and sells their milk yield to the local diary factory.
Seydilda wants to take a loan of 70,000 KGS to buy milk cows, which will allow him to increase the milk yield. With the revenues, he plans to buy his own tractor in order to provide services in harvest gathering to farmers.
Bai-Tushum and Partners uses Kiva funding to target the especially vulnerable population. Bai-Tushum and Partners is one of the leading microfinance institutions in Kyrgyzstan. As a reliable financial partner, Bai-Tushum contributes to the economic development of the Kyrgyz Republic through the delivery of microfinance services in rural and urban areas that lead to increased employment and meet the interests of its clients and investors.
About Bai Tushum Bank CJSC
Bai Tushum Bank CJSC is a microfinance bank in Kyrgyzstan offering clients a range of products including loans for business development, trade, production, leasing, mortgage, consumption and more. Its portfolio is mostly comprised of group loans that cater to the broadest population of clients. Kiva lenders’ funds help the bank expand its services in remote areas to impact even more vulnerable communities in Kyrgyzstan.