A loan of $1,075 helped to purchase school uniforms and convenience goods to sell.

Janylkan's story

Janylkan A. is a resident of Tup, a nice town in Isykul region with a population of 15,000 people. She is a 52-year-old widow who has raised six sons and a daughter. Her three older sons are married and live separately with their families in Bishkek and the other children live with their mom.

Janylkan started her own business in 1994 - at that time she was selling food in the market. Then she saved some money and started to sell clothes. When the children are free they help their mom with her activity.

Janylkan hopes to obtain the loan because she needs money to purchase school uniforms in order to sell them in autumn, when the school season begins. Also, she will use a part of the loan to purchase convenience goods: five bags of sugar and five bags of macaroni in order to resell them at a higher price in the market.

In the future, Janylkan wants to expand her business, improve her family’s living conditions and have enough money to support her children in the future.

--- 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.

Mol Bulak Finance is strongly committed to the principles of sustainable development on the basis of the 3-Ps concept - People (building human capital and taking care of its customers and the society as well), Profit (to be profitable in order to grow further) and the Planet (taking care of the environment). It is also the only MFI in Kyrgyzstan that delivers its services to customers 365 days a year. To learn more about Mol Bulak and view a video presentation about the organization, please visit: www.kiva.org/about/aboutPartner?id=135.

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