A loan of $1,425 helped a member to purchase farm animals.


Seiylkan's Group's story

Seiylkan S. is the leader of the group. She is 47 and married. She has raised three sons and two daughters; her two older sons and first daughter study at university and the other children are at school. Seiylkan is engaged in cattle breeding and her husband works as a taxi driver; when he is free he helps his wife with her work. Seiylkan started to breed cattle two years ago with an initial investment of 15,000 soms. With that money she purchased two bulls and resold them at a higher price (23,000 soms) after fattening them. With money received from the loan, Seiylkan wants to purchase farm animals to increase the number of cattle. In the future she wants to improve her living conditions and give her children a good education.

Gulbaira K., 48, is married. She has a son and a daughter; the son is a private entrepreneur and the daughter is of preschool age (under 7). Gulbaira and her husband are engaged in cattle breeding; they started this activity two years ago with an initial investment of 20,000 soms. They bought a cow and then after a month that cow was resold at the higher price (30,000 soms). With money received from the loan, Gulbaira wants to purchase cattle for breeding and some part of the loan she will spend to purchase hay.

Guljan I., 54, is married. Her husband works as a teacher at school and Guljan is engaged in livestock breeding. She applied for the loan because she needs money to purchase farm animals in order to increase the number of livestock. In the future she wants to improve her living conditions.

Roza M. is the treasurer of the group. She is 45 and married. She has two sons and a daughter; the first son studies at university, the second is at school and the daughter is of preschool age (under 7). Roza is engaged in cattle breeding and her husband works as an electrician. In 2009, Roza bought a bull for 8,000 soms and then, after fattening it, resold it for 11,000 soms. And since then she has been breeding cattle. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase farm animals in order to increase the number of cattle. In the future, she wants to expand her business activity and provide her children with a good education.

--- 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.

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In this group: Seiylkan, Gulbaira , Guljan , Roza


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