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Total loan: $1,725


Manas district, Talas region, Talas Region, Kyrgyzstan / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy dairy cows to increase number of cattle and sales of organic milk.

Aida's story

Aida is 43-years-old, married, and is raising 5 children. She possesses a higher education. Aida has a small business, rents a cafe, and provides catering services. She knows the technology of agricultural activities and is able to invest as directed.

Since 1995, she has worked in animal husbandry as the main source of income for her family. Thanks to her hard work, her farm currently has a cow, 20 sheep, two horses, and 0.4 hectares of land on which she grows pepper. In order to further develop her far, she has applied to Bai Tushum Bank for a loan of 120,000 KGS. It is for the purchase of dairy cows in order to increase revenue from the sales of organic milk. She will use proceeds from the loan to further invest in her farm to increase the volumes of sales of milk and build a farm