A loan of $1,050 helped a member to purchase chickens.

Toktobubu's Group's story

Toktobubu Z. is the leader of her group. She is 44 and married. Toktobubu lives in Tokmok with her family. Her husband is a farmer. They have three children. Two of them study at school and the third one is preschool age. Five years ago, Toktobubu, with the initial investment of 500 soms, ($10.91) began to sell eggs at the market. In this way, she earns 4,000 soms ($87.33) a month. Now she wants to get a loan to purchase chickens. In the near future, Toktobubu plans to finish the construction of their house.

Zhumabubu T. is the treasurer of the group. She is 59 and married. Zhumabubu and her husband are pensioners. They have seven children. The youngest son lives with them. The other children are married and live separately. Zhumabubu has been selling eggs for five years. She started her business with 500 soms ($10.91) and now she makes 2,500 soms ($54.58) a month. They need a loan to purchase chickens.

Ainura B. is 30 and married. She has a nine-year-old daughter who studies in school. Ainura is a chef's assistant and her husband works as a builder. With the money received from loan, they will buy household appliances. In the future, Ainura wishes to buy a flat.

Zhyldyz K. is 39 and married. Her husband is a taxi driver. They have three children and all of them study in school. Zhyldyz works as a chef. She and her husband are also engaged in farming. They started this activity 20 years ago, with an initial investment of 2,000 soms ($43.66). Selling different fruits and vegetables, they make and additional 10,000 soms ($218.34) per month. Now they need a loan to purchase fuel and different seeds needed for farming.

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

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In this group: Toktobubu, Zhumabubu, Ainura, Zhyldyz

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