A loan of $650 helped a member to purchase fertilizers for farming.

Ozodahon's Group's story

Ozodahon S. is the leader of this group. She is 27 and divorced. She works as a seller of Oriflame cosmetics. She also owns some land and cultivates different fruits and vegetables. Selling some part of her harvest, Ozodahon makes 4,000 soms per month. With money received from the loan, she wants to purchase fertilizers which are needed for farming.

Barno M., 38, is married. Her husband went to work in Russia to earn some money. She has two sons and two daughters. All the children study at school except the youngest daughter. Barno owns some land on which she cultivates cotton and rice. She has been doing this for 16 years. Selling some part of her harvest, she makes 4,000 soms per month. With the money received from the loan, she wants to purchase mineral fertilizers for growing cotton and rice. In the future she plans to build a new house for her older son.

Dilfuzahon A. is the treasurer of the group. She is 37 and divorced. She has a son and a daughter and both of them are at school. Two years ago, with the initial investment of 300 soms, Dilfuzahon started to sell convenience goods at her home, saved some money and then opened a kiosk near her house. She applied for the loan because she needs money to purchase various goods in order to increase the turnover of her business.

Mamura R. is 25. She has been working in a sewing workshop for two years. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase a sewing machine. In the future she plans to open her own sewing workshop.

--- 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.

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In this group: Ozodahon, Barno, Dilfuzahon, Mamura

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