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Meilkan is 39 years old, married, and has raised four children. Looking for a source of additional income for her family, Meilkan launched her own business of raising livestock and selling milk with a starting capital of 10,000 som (KGS). Thanks to her hard work and persistence, she was able to expand her business, so that it currently includes 4 cows and 35 sheep and earns roughly 8,000 som (KGS) per month from sales of dairy products and resale of livestock.

In order to continue developing her business, Meilkan has turned to Bai Tushum & Partners for a loan of 120,000 som (KGS) to purchase 2 cows, with the aim of increasing her income from milk sales. In the near future, she plans to invest her profits into further expansion of her herd.
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Меилкан 39 лет, замужем, воспитала четверых детей. В поисках дополнительного источника финансирования для своей семьи, Меилкан начала свой бизнес в разведении скота и продажи молока, использовав стартовую сумму в 10,000 сом (KGS). Благодаря упорному труду и настойчивости, Меилкан смогла развить хозяйство, насчитывающее на сегодняшний день 4 коровы и 35 овец приносящее около 8,000 сом ( KGS) от продажи молочных продуктов и перепродажи скота. В целях дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Меилкан обратилась в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 120,000 сом (KGS) на покупку 2 коров, для увеличения доходов от продажи молока. В ближайшем будущем, Меилкан планирует вложить доходы в увеличение поголовья 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
  • 93
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $10,746,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.8
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,525 helped Meilkan to purchase 2 dairy cows.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013