A loan of $1,775 helps to buy dairy cows to increase her cattle headcount and sales of organic milk.


Svetlana's story

Svetlana is 52 years old and married, with 4 children. She has secondary education. In her nature she is hardworking, goal-oriented and entrepreneurial. She is well familiar with the technology involved in leading an agricultural business, and is able to invest funds as necessary. As the primary source of income for her family, she has been practicing animal husbandry since 2000. Thanks to her hard work and responsible approach to work, she has been able to expand her farm to have 40 sheep and 2 horses. She also has 4.2 hectares of irrigated land on which she grows sugar beets and clover. With the aim of further developing her farm she has turned to Bai Tushum bank for a loan in the amount of 150,000 somoni (KGS). This will be used to purchase dairy cows in order to increase her sales of organic milk, as well as her income for cattle breeding. She plans to invest the profits from the loan into the future development of her farm.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Nina Lamotchkina.


This loan is special because:

It supports organic farming and includes a lower interest rate.

Kendra Thorogood, Kiva staff

Kendra Thorogood
Kiva staff



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*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.