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Meylikan is 58 years old. She has been working as a nurse for a long time and now is retired. Meylikan is engaged in animal husbandry and crop-farming which are a source of income for her family. The animal husbandry business was set up back in the Soviet times with 100 Soviet roubles, and currently brings in about 7,000 som (KGS) per day from the sale of milk. As of today, Meylikan's farm counts two dairy cows, one horse and ten sheep.
In order to further develop her business, Meylikan sought help from Bai Tushum & Partners and asked for a loan in the amount of 30,000 som (KGS) to purchase one heifer. Meylikan is planning on investing her earnings from the loan in planting 3.5 ha of beans, and in the future she wants to increase the livestock population.
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Мейликан 58 лет. Мейликан долгое время работала медсестрой, сейчас на пенсии. В качестве источника дохода для семьи, Мейликан занимается животноводством и полеводством. Начатое еще в период Советского Союза со 100 советских рублей хозяйство на сегодня приносит около 7,000 сом (KGS) в день от продажи молока. На данный момент в хозяйстве Мейликан две дойные коровы, одна лошадь и десять овец.
В целях дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Мейликан обратилась в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 30,000 сом (KGS) на покупку одной телки. Доходы Мейликан планирует вложить в посев фасоли на 3,5 га земли, и в дальнейшем - увеличивать поголовье скота.

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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
  • 101
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $10,737,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.8
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $650 helped Meylikan to purchase livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 27, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013