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Total loan: $1,250
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Alimova Halchahon`s Group

Kyrgyzstan
Osh, Kyrgyzstan / Livestock

A loan of $1,250 helped a member to buy livestock to raise.


Alimova Halchahon`s Group's story

Halchahon, 48, is the leader of this group. She is married and has 4 sons: the two elder ones help out with the family business and other two are students. Her husband works in their own mill which is located at their house. The other family income source is livestock breeding. At the present time they have 3 milk cows, 3 bulls, 1 calf, and 25 sheep. Our client mainly has been occupied with this business for the last 17 years. Notable that it all began with just 1 cow! The requested loan will be used to buy 1 milk cow, and she is going to sell the milk to the local population. Her annual income from livestock per month is approximately US$ 100. She has set a goal for herself in the near future: marry her sons and build houses for them.

Matlyuba, 36, is the mother of 3 children. All her children are high school students. She is a farmer. She will use the loan to buy a bull to breed and sell later. Her husband at the present time is in Russia. He is working there as a cook. She says that they are working to save enough money to send their children to study in university.

Dilbar, 70, is a widow. She has two sons: both of them are working abroad. Despite her age, she is busy with livestock breeding. Currently she has 15 sheep, 2 cows and few calves. She needs a loan to buy 4 lambs.

Shamshihon is 48 years old. She is married with 7 children. The two elder ones are married. The other children are students. Her husband is working in Russia in a factory. Shamshihon will use this loan to buy one cow to breed. The annual income from this business is US$ 120. She always tries to reinvest income in her business as much as possible.

This loan is brought to you by Mol Bulak Finance, a young and ambitious socially-focused MFI in Kyrgyzstan.

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In this group: Halchahon, Matluba, Shamshihon, Dilbar
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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: January 30, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: MCC Mol Bulak Finance LLC

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Loan details

Loan length:

8 months
Disbursed date: January 30, 2010
Facilitated by Field Partner: MCC Mol Bulak Finance LLC