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Meerim

Toktogul district, Jalalabad region, Jalal-Abad Region, Kyrgyzstan / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy dairy cows in order to increase her volume of milk sold to a factory.


Meerim's story

Meerim is 38 years old, married and is the heroic mother of 7 children. Meerim has a secondary education. As the main source of income for her family she has been involved in animal husbandry and crop farming since 2002. Thanks to her hard work and the help of her husband with the farm, she now has 10 cows, 30 sheep and 3 horses.

Meerim has an agreement to supply organic milk to a local factory for further processing into dairy production. This allows Meerim to continuously invest into her agricultural business.

Having found out that Meerim can receive a loan from Bai Tushu Bank secured by the contract for future supply as a product for the "value-add chain production", she has applied for a loan of 150,000 KGS to buy dairy cows in order to increase the ability to supply milk.

Payments fo the milk from the factory will be credited directly to Meerim's bank account and loan repayments will be automatically deducted.

The income from the loan will help Meerim to further develop the farm and give her children a quality education.