A loan of $1,550 helped a member to purchase hay for cattle.

Turdubiubiu's Group's story

Turdubiubiu A., 51 and the mother of a 16-year-old daughter who studies in the United States, is the leader of this group. Her husband helps her to keep house and operate her business, a cattle-breeding and milk-selling operation. With an initial investment of 3000 soms, Turdubiubiu started her business four years ago, and she now earns 4600 soms each month. From the profits she has been able to buy home appliances and significantly increase her number of cattle. Turdubiubiu is requesting a loan to purchase hay for the cattle and continue her successful business which provides for the members of her family.

Group members:

Buaihan M., 42 and married, is the group's treasurer. She has three children: a daughter, 17, a son, 12, and another daughter, 7. Her husband works in Russia, while her children study in the U.S. For eight years, Buaihan has bred cattle and sold milk, having started the business with the purchase of a cow for 8000 soms. She now earns a monthly income of 3500 soms. Buaihan is requesting a loan to buy more cattle to continue cattle breeding. With the additional profits, she is planning to increase her number of cattle.

Abdyldabek A., 39 and married, has five children: his daughter is 18 and his sons are 16, 14, 9 years old, and 11 months. His daughter works in Russia, while his three elder sons go to school and the youngest son is at home. Abdyldabek breeds cattle and sells milk, assisted by his elder sons. Six years ago, he bought a milk cow for 5000 soms and since then has increased his number of cattle. Abdyldabek now makes 8000 soms each month, and he is applying for loan in order to buy forage for cattle for the winter period.

Asilbek B., 46 and married, has three children: his sons are 14 and 8, and his daughter is 13, and they are all are studying in the U.S. Asilbek started his business three years ago with an initial investment of 500 soms. He makes national items (for example: national souvenirs) and earns 2000 soms monthly. His profits will allow him to start construction of his house. He is now requesting a loan to buy chickens for breeding, the profits from which will allow him to improve the living conditions of his family.

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

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In this group: Turdubiubiu , Buaihan , Abdyldabek , Asilbek

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