A loan of $700 helped to purchase one horse.


Mirgul's story

Mirgul is 49 years old and married with seven children who all help out on the farm. Mirgul has a secondary education and for the past 19 years has been farming and raising animals in order to provide income for her family, starting with 10,000 som (KGS). Thanks to her diligent work, Mirgul currently has two cows and a horse on her farm. On 2.67 hectares she grows raspberries, strawberries, currants, garlic, potatoes, grains, and grasses for profit. She also sells organic milk on a daily basis. Mirgul applied to Bai Tushum Bank for a loan of 50,000 som (KGS) in order to purchase a horse and increase the size of her herd. She plans to invest the income from this loan in the further expansion of her business and to increase her family's income.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Amanda Rempel.


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