A loan of $1,200 helped a member to purchase sheep.

Habibahon's Group's story

Habibahon A. is the leader of the group. She is 44 and divorced. She has raised two sons and three daughters. The sons work in construction, two older daughters are married and live separately with their families, and the youngest daughter works in Russia. Habibahon is engaged in livestock breeding, and she started this activity in 1995. When the collective farms broke up, she got a half hectare of land and began to cultivate cotton. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase sheep in order to increase the number of livestock. In the future, she plans to purchase a piece of land and start building a house for her son.

Abdimumin T., 59, is a widow. He has raised three sons, and all of them work in construction in Russia. He uses the money which his sons send to him for building a house. Abdimumin himself works as a taxi driver and earns 5000 soms per month. With money received from the loan he plans to finish building the house. In the future he wants to see his sons get married, purchase a piece of land, and breed cattle.

Feruza S., 28, is married. She has a son and two daughters. The first daughter and the son are at school and the second daughter is not yet, as she is preschool age (under 7). Ten years ago, with the initial investment of 8000 soms, Feruza started to breed livestock. Reselling cattle after fattening, she makes 4000 soms per month. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase sheep in order to resell them after fattening at the higher price.

Kamolathon A. is 21, and she lives with her parents. Her father is an engineer and her mom is engaged in farming. Kamolathon is engaged in cattle breeding, and she sells milk to make money. In this way, she makes 1250 soms per month. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase hay for cattle to feed them during the winter season.

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In this group: Habibahon, Abdimumin, Feruza, Kamolathon

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