Gulebeste has had 2 years of experience in this business. She plans to expand the dairy farming in order to increase the milk.
She wants to raise her income level to be able to meet the needs of her family.
With her first loan she borrowed $400 and bought a meaty bull-calf.
This has enabled her to cover most of her household expenses.
Now she needs a loan of $1200 to a buy milk cow in order to increase the number of dairy cows, which will enable her to sell more milk.
Gulebeste is an Internally Displaced Person, (IDP) from the Armenian-occupied territory of Azerbaijan,Fizuli region, settled in the Fizuli region, Kayidish village. She is married and has 2 children.
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