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Shakhlohon is 45 years old, a widow and has two children. In search of a consistent income for her children, Shakhlohon became involved in animal husbandry ten years ago. Thanks to her hard work and persistence, she was able to develop her farm to yield a monthly income of about 15,000 som (KGS) and have four cows and two heifers today. To find an additional source of profit for her family, entrepreneurial Shakhlohon also started to sell clothing at the local market, and this allows her to cover daily expenses. To further develop her animal husbandry business, she requested a loan in the sum of 120,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company to purchase cattle. In the future, Shakhlohon plans to prepare a good dowry for her daughter, thanks to the profits from the loan.
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Шахлохон 45 лет, вдова и имеет двух детей. В поисках постоянного источника дохода для своих детей, 10 лет назад Шахлохон начала заниматься животноводством. Благодаря упорному труду и настойчивости, Шахлохон сумела развить свое хозяйство с ежемесячным доходом около 15,000 сом (KGS) и насчитывающее на сегодняшний день 4 голов коров и 2 голов нетели. В поисках дополнительного источника прибыли для своей семьи, инициативная Шахлохон также начала торговать одеждой на местном рынке, что позволяет ей покрыть ежедневные расходы. Для дальнейшего развития животноводства, Шахлохон обратилась в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 120,000 сом (KGS) на покупку крупного рогатого скота. В будущем, Шахлохон планирует подготовить хорошее приданое для своей дочери благодаря доходам от кредита.

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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.

About Kyrgyzstan

  • $2,500
    Average annual income
  • 81
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $10,919,875
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.2
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,675 helped Shakhlohon to purchase cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 14, 2011
Oct 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013