Total loan: $1,900


Uzgen district, Osh region, Osh Region, Kyrgyzstan / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy livestock and to construct a barn in order to invest in her business.

Zhamalkan's story

Zhamalkan is 52 years old, married and has a son at school age. She is a Kyrgyz language an literature teacher.

As an additional income for her family, she also works with livestock breeding and field crop cultivation, after having started 30 years ago with the purchase of livestock for 15,000 som (KGS). Thanks to Zhamalkan's persistent work, she currently has four cows, 20 sheep and one horse on her farm. She also works with retail sales at a store close to her house. The monthly income is 11,000 som (KGS).

With an aim to further develop her business, Zhamalkan turned to the bank "Bai Tushum" for a loan in the amount of 130,000 som (KGS) to purchase livestock and to build a barn. She plans to invest the income from the loan in further expanding her business.