A loan of $2,375 helped a member to purchase a calf.


Aikul's Group's story

Aikul A. is the leader of the group. She is 50 and married. She has two sons; the first son graduated university and started to work, while the second is a student.

In order to make money, Aikul’s husband works as a constructor in Bishkek and Aikul is engaged in cattle breeding. She started this activity 13 years ago with the initial investment of 7,000 soms and now, selling some cattle after fattening, she makes 1,000 soms per month. With money received from the loan, Aikul wants to purchase cattle for breeding. In the future, she plans to increase the number of cattle she has and save money to contribute to her son’s wedding.

Kunsulu A. is the treasurer of the group. She is 46 and married. She has a son; he is 24 and works as a waiter in a restaurant. Kunsulu works as a cook at school and her husband is engaged in cattle breeding. Kunsulu and her husband started to breed cattle 15 years ago with the initial investment of 9,000 soms and now they make 2,700 soms per month. With money received from the loan, Kunsulu wants to purchase a calf for breeding. In the future, she wants to purchase a vehicle.

Ernis N., 50, is married. He has two sons; both of them are working. In order to make money, Ernis provides welding services and his wife works as a cashier at school. Ten years ago, with the initial investment of 2,000 soms, Ernis started to breed cattle and resell it with a higher price. In this way, he makes 1,200 soms per month. He applied for the loan because he wants to purchase two calves for breeding. In the future, he wants to see his sons wed and to build a house for his first son.

Guljan T., 50, is married. She has two sons; the older son works as a waiter in a restaurant and the second is a student. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase two calves for breeding.

Gulnariya A., 44, is a widow. She has raised two sons and a daughter. The older son provides car-repair services, the second is a farmer, and the daughter studies at school. Gulnariya works at school and in order to make money, she also breeds cattle. She has been doing it for 15 years. She applied for the loan because she needs money to purchase a calf for breeding.

Nurjamal A., 52, is married. She has a son and a daughter. The son works in construction and the daughter studies at school. In order to make money, Nurjamal works as a cleaner at school and her husband is engaged in cattle breeding. He started to breed cattle six years ago with the initial investment of 9,000 soms and now he makes 1,000 soms per month. With money received from the loan, Nurjamal wants to purchase a calf to increase the number of cattle.

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

This loan is brought to you by Mol Bulak Finance (MBF), a young, ambitious and socially-focused Microfinance Institution in Kyrgyzstan. MBF is strongly committed to the principles of sustainable development and upholds the triple "P" bottom line – People (building human capital and taking care of its customers as well as society), Planet (keeping environmentally friendly) and Profit (earning revenue to expand autonomously). MBF is the only Microfinance Institute in Kyrgyzstan that delivers its services to customers 365 days a year. To learn more about MBF 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: Aikul , Kunsulu , Ernis , Guljan , Gulnariya , Nurjamal


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