Rohila A. lives in the Asht region of Tajikistan. Like many of her fellow villagers she is engaged in the livestock business. It is the family business but she has her own duties. Mrs. A. is responsible for taking care of the animals and for milk production and making sour products. It is a very hard work. Mrs. A. is married and has a child. Besides this she works on a collective farm. She works hard and has a good reputation. Now Mrs. A. is applying with KIVA for help with a business development loan of 2600 STJ for 8 months. She'd like to purchase special modernized equipment to process milk to make milk-sour products.