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Shaken is a 62 years old widow, who cares for and raises her grandchildren. In this way, she is helping her son who is a migrant worker in Russia.

In 1990, in the search of a source of income for her family, Shaken started her business of livestock breeding with a starting sum of 8,000 som (KGS). Thanks to persistence and perseverance, her farm today counts five heads of cattle and 15 sheep, and the monthly income is around 5,000 som (KGS) from sale of dairy and meat products. Further, Shaken processes 1.72 hectares of land, where she grows beans.

With an aim to further develop her business, Shaken turned to the organization "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 100,000 som (KGS) for the purchase of dairy cows. In the future, Shaken wants to enlarge the farm and expand her business through the sale of dairy products to the neighboring Kazaksthan
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Шакен 62 года, вдова, заботится и воспитывает внуков, помогая таким образом сыну, который находится на заработках в России. В 1990 году, в поисках источника дохода для своей семьи, Шакен начала свой бизнес в животноводстве со стартовой суммы в 8,000 сом (KGS). Благодаря упорству и настойчивости, на сегодняшний день, ее хозяйство насчитывает 5 голов крупного рогатого скота, 15 овец, ежемесячная прибыль составляет около 5,000 сом (KGS) в месяц от продажи молочных и мясных продуктов. Также, Шакен обрабатывает 1,72 га земли, где выращивает фасоль. В целях дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Шакен обратилась в компанию «Бай-Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 100,000 сом (KGS) на покупку дойных коров. В будущем, Шакен хочет увеличить хозяйство и расширить свой бизнес за счет продажи молочных продукции в соседний Казахстан.

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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
  • 72
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,315,525
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.2
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,125 helped Shaken to purchase dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Aug 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2013