Dilbarkhan B. is 37, married, and has five children. She has been engaged in breeding cattle since 2002, which she started with the initial capital of 7,000 KGS. She worked hard and managed to develop a farm with three cows and 10 sheep. Dilbarkhan has additional revenue from working as a wool comber in the local area. Her husband works as an inspector at the Batken power station and helps Dilbarkhan in breeding.
Dilbarkhan is requesting a loan of 100.000 KGS, which she will use to purchase more cattle in order to expand her business. It will allow her to save money for her children’s education and help her dream come true – maintaining of a huge farm with a large number of cattle.
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.