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Kalyskan is 57 years old, a widow, lives with her son's family and raises her granddaughter. In search of a source of income for her family, Kalyskan started her own business in animal husbandry 25 years ago. Starting with a purchase of a horse, she was able to develop her business to have a monthly profit of 15,000 som (KGS). In order to continue developing her business, Kalyskan requested a loan in the sum of 50,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company to purchase livestock. In the near future, she plans to send her granddaughter to study at a specialized misc school because the girl is talented and dreams of becoming a musician.
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Калыскан 57 лет, вдова, проживает с семьей сына и воспитывает внучку. 25 лет назад, в поисках источника дохода для своей семьи, Калыскан начала свой бизнес в животноводстве. Стартовав с покупки лошади, Калыскан смогла развить хозяйство с ежемесячной прибылью в 15,000 сом (KGS). В целях дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Калыскан обратилась в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 50,000 сом (KGS) на покупку скота. В ближайшее время Калыскан планирует отправить внучку на учебу в специализированную музыкальную школу, так как девочка талантлива и мечтает стать музыкантом.

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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
  • 84
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $10,761,025
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.5
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Kalyskan to purchase livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013