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Saltanat

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

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A loan helped to buy more dairy cows and increase her sales of milk to a local factory.


Saltanat's story

Saltanat is 46 years old. She's married with 2 children. She has a high school diploma. Her main source of income for her family has been raising cattle and growing crops since 1995. Thanks to her hard work, today the farm has 4 cows, 45 sheep, as well as 0.96 hectares where she grows cotton and apples. She has a contract with a local factory, selling her milk to them for further dairy processing. This enables her to continuously reinvest in her own business.
When Saltanat learned that she can get a loan from Bai Tushum Bank backed by her future contract, she asked for 150,000 KGS. This helps her buy more dairy cows and increase her sales volume of milk. The factory's payment will come directly to Saltanat's bank account, with her loan repayments automatically deducted to Kiva. The earnings from this loan will help her further improve her farm and help her family be more financially stable. Saltanat thanks you for your kindness. Saltanat also has an additional business: a warehouse in which she stores apples during winter periods. The photo was taken at this warehouse.