A loan of $950 helped a member to expand several small businesses.

Gavharai's Group's story

Gavharai K. leads this loan group. She is 41, divorced, and has two sons, both of whom work in construction and also help their mother run a cattle-breeding business. Gavharai also has a second job working as a nurse, both hospitals and in her patient's homes. Over the last three years, the family has built a cow-shed. Now they are applying for this loan to buy a cow to fatten and breed. In the future, they hope to repair its house, install gates and pay for the wedding of its two sons.

Saodathon K. is the treasurer of the group. She is 41, married, and is bringing up her four children by herself because her husband works in Russia. Her oldest son helps the family by working in construction while the three younger children are in school. Saodathon makes a living breeding livestock and also works as a nurse. She has applied for this loan to buy a cow to fatten and breed. In the future, she hopes to add a kitchen and a bath to her home, and buy a car.

Manzurahon H., 21, is single and lives with her parents and brothers. Her father works in constrution, her mother is a nurse, and her brothers are employed in Russia. The family also raises livestock, grows cotton and sells dairy products. She is applying for a loan to buy a cow to fatten and breed. Her long-term goal is to have a dowry and get married.

Dilshodbek O., 36, is married and has three children, all of whom are in school. He makes a living running a mill, and has applied for this loan to buy wheat and rice for resale. In the future, Dilshodbek hopes to finish building his house and buy a car.

--- 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.

MBF is strongly committed to the principles of sustainable development and upholds the triple bottom line – People (building human capital and taking care of its customers as well as society), Planet (keeping environmentally friendly) and Profit (earning revenue to expand autonomously). MBF is the only Microfinance Institute in Kyrgyzstan that delivers its services to customers 365 days a year. To learn more about MBF and view a Video presentation about the organization, please visit: http://www.kiva.org/about/aboutPartner?id=135

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In this group: Gavharai , Saodathon , Manzurahon , Dilshodbek

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