Ainura’s husband breeds cattle and she helps him. They started cattle breeding four years ago with an initial investment 2,000 soms. Now, reselling some cattle after fattening they earn 5,000 soms per month.
Ainura is applying for a loan in order to have sufficient funds to pay the tuition fee at the institution of higher education of her elder son. In the future, after graduation of her son, she is planning to see her son married and to provide an opportunity to receive higher education to her youngest two sons.
The other group members are:
Aigul S. is treasurer of the group. She is forty-two and married with three children who are twenty, twelve and two years old. Her elder son is a student at an institution of higher education. Her husband is a member of the riot police. Aigul is a teacher at the local school. She is applying for a loan in order to pay for medical treatment for her daughter. In the future, she is planning to cure her daughter and improve the family’s living conditions.
Nazgul A. is thirty-three and married with two daughters who are seventeen and fourteen, and a son five years old. Her elder daughter is a student at the university; her second daughter goes to school and her son is at home. Her husband is a dispatcher. Nazgul is a teacher at the local school. She is applying for a loan in order to pay the university tuition fee of her elder daughter. In the near future, she is planning to give all her children an education and improve the family’s living conditions.
Damira M. is forty-seven and married. She has four children: her daughters are twenty and seventeen and her sons are fourteen and twelve years old. Her elder daughter works in a sewing workshop while the other children go to school. Damira makes national handicrafts and sews. She started seven years ago with initial investment of 1,000 soms and her monthly income is 4,000 soms. With the help of the profits she has been able to provide her children with higher education. She wants to start cattle breeding in order to have an additional source of income. She is applying for a loan in order to purchase school accessories for her children and to purchase cattle for breeding purposes with the rest. In the future, she wishes to expand her cattle breeding so that she can more easily provide for her family.
--- 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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This is a Group Loan
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