Unsun is 52, married and has three children. Her husband works as a taxidriver. Unsun has been engaged in cattle breeding and land cultivating since 1981, which was started with initial capital of 1.000 KGS.
She worked hard to develop her business in fattening and reselling cattle and she also cultivated vegetables and sold it at the local market. With the revenues, she was able to pay for the education of her daughter.
To further develop her small farm, which now has two milk cows and calves, Unsun is applying for a loan of 40.000 KGS to purchase cattle. It will allow her to broaden her business and raise the sales of meat and milk products.
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.