Sonun lives in Balykchi, a small town in Isykul region. She is 53 and, unfortunately, a widow. She has raised a son who is 23 and works as a policeman. Sonun went into business 10 years ago selling fish in a local market, but now runs a business selling hosiery and women's underwear. She earns about 8,000 soms a month, a good salary, and is applying for this loan to buy school uniforms to sell this fall. Her goal for the future is to earn enough money to improve her life by repairing her house and buying new furniture.
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