A loan of $875 helped a member to purchase seeds and fertilizers needed for farming.

Dilbar's Group's story

Dilbar A., 54 and married to a trauma surgeon, is the leader of the group. The mother of two daughters, both married and living separately, and a son studying to become at doctor, Dilbar breeds and sells cattle. When her son is free, he helps Dilbar with housework. She started her business 13 years ago with the purchase of two sheep for breeding for 5000 soms ($108.81) and currently has 2 cows and 20 sheep. In order to earn money Dilbar sells some sheep after fattening, making 4200 soms $(91.40) a month. Now she is requesting a loan to purchase fertilizers and a variety of seeds needed for farming. In the future Dilbar plans to save some money to contribute to her son's wedding and to buy a vehicle.

Busora Z., the treasurer of the group, is 36 and married to a truck driver who transports goods. They have four children, all but the youngest attending school. To make money, Busora, assisted by her husband, grows tobacco and a variety of fruits and vegetables, earning 3000 soms ($65.28) per month. With money received from the loan, she plans to purchase a cow for breeding.

Irsalat E. is 33 and married to a private driver. Eight years ago with an initial investment of 3500 soms ($76.17), Irsalat bought two sheep and sold a cow. In this way she makes money to improve their living conditions. Irsalat want to get a loan to purchase a calf for breeding.

Aminzhon S., 36 and married, has two children, both students. Aminzhon with his wife have been cultivating tobacco for 12 years, thereby earning money to improve their living conditions. Aminzhon sells two tons of tobacco a year and now needs a loan to purchase fertilizers for farming. In the future he plans to buy a truck and expand his business.

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

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In this group: Dilbar , Busora , Irsalat , Aminzhon

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