A loan of $1,325 helped a member to buy potato seeds.

Zamira Narmatova`s Group's story

Zamira is 50 years old. She has five daughters and one son. All her daughters are married and live separately. Her only son helps his father who is a welder. He makes metal doors in Nookat. They also have some land where they want to sow potatoes. It should be mentioned that Nookat is famous for its potatoes. This is her family's second source of income. Her husband wants to expand his business and run a big welding workshop.

Mahbuba, age 36, is a housewife. She has six children and most of them attend school. Her husband works in a local cement factory. He is a driver. This loan will be used to buy 1 milk cow, which will let them sell milk and milk products. The additional income will be very good for her family.

Sanabar is married with five children. Her husband is a farmer, and he is a member of a local agro cooperative. They also have land where they usually cultivate potatoes. Now, Sanabar and other family members are very busy because of the upcoming spring. This loan will used to buy fertilizer.

Ulanbek is 28 years old. He is married with one little daughter. She is only 10 months old. His wife works in a local school as a chemistry teacher. He resells livestock in Nookat. He is asking for the loan in order to increase his number of cattle.

--- Where Did This Loan Come From? ---

This loan is brought to you by Mol Bulak Finance, a young and ambitious socially-focused MFI in Kyrgyzstan. Mol Bulak Finance is strongly committed to the principles of sustainable development on the basis of the 3-Ps concept: People (building human capital and taking care of its customers and the society as well), Profit (to be profitable to grow further), and the Planet (taking care of the environment). It is also the only MFI in Kyrgyzstan that delivers its services to customers 365 days a year. To learn more about Mol Bulak and view a video presentation about the organization, please visit: http://www.kiva.org/about/aboutPartner?id=135.

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In this group: Mahbuba, Sanabar, Zamira, Ulanbek
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