A loan of $1,125 helped a member to purchase sheep, buy and rent land, and hire laborers.

Aropat's Group's story

Aropat T. is the leader of this group. She is 51, married and has raised three sons; two sons work in construction and the third son went to work in Russia. Her husband is handicapped, so she takes care of him. In order to make money Aropat breeds livestock. With money received from the loan Aropat wants to purchase sheep for breeding and then resell them at a higher price after fattening them.

Munishon D. is the treasurer of the group. She is 45, married and has raised two sons and a daughter. The first son is a farmer, the second works in Russia and the daughter is married and lives separately with her family. Sixteen years ago when the collective farms broke up, Munishon got a piece of land. Since that time she and her husband have cultivated different fruits and vegetables. Her husband sells the harvest at the market, making 3000 KGS per month. Munishon applied for a loan because she wants to buy another piece of land for farming. In the future she wants to purchase a vehicle.

Maripathon B. is 46, married and has a daughter and two sons. In order to make money her sons and husband work in construction. Maripathon farms; she cultivates fruits and vegetables. With money received from a loan she wants to hire labor for the sowing process. In the future she plans to start repairing the house and purchase a cow for breeding.

Mukumjon S. is 38, married and has a son and two daughters, all of whom are at school. Mukumjon and his wife are farmers; they cultivate cotton. By selling the cotton they make 5000 KGS a month. With money received from a loan Mukumjon wants to rent a piece of land and hire labor to sow the cotton seed.

About Mol Bulak Finance:

This loan is being presented 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 its “3-Ps” concept: People (building human capital and taking care of its customers and the society as well), Profit (to be profitable to grow larger) and the Planet (taking care of the environment). It is also the only MFI in Kyrgyzstan who delivers its services to customers 365 days a year.

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In this group: Aropat, Munishon, Maripathon, Mukumjon

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