A loan of $1,300 helped a member to purchase cattle.

Dushekan's Group's story

Dushekan K. is the leader of this group. She is 54 and a widow. She has raised five daughters; four of them are married and live separately with their families and the youngest daughter studies at school. In 2007 Dushekan’s daughters collected money and presented her two calves. And since that moment Dushekan has been engaged in cattle breeding. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase cattle in order to resell it a higher price after fattening. In the future she wants to increase the number of cattle and then build a proper shed.

Asyl B. is the treasurer of the group. She is 28 and married. She has three daughters. The first daughter is at school and the others are not yet; they are preschool age (under seven). Asyl is engaged in cattle breeding and her husband is a private driver. Asyl started to breed cattle in 2005 with the initial investment of 25,000 soms. She hopes to obtain the loan because she needs money to purchase two more farm animals for breeding.

Damira J., 43, is married. She has two sons and a daughter. All the children are students. Damira and her husband are engaged in cattle breeding. They started this activity in 2002. With money received from the loan, Damira wants to purchase two calves in order to increase her herd.

Taalaibek B., 43, is married. He has two daughters and three sons. Taalaibek and his wife are farmers. They breed cattle and cultivate different fruits and vegetables. With money received from the loan, Taalaibek wants to purchase cattle and then resell the animals a higher price after fattening.

--- 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: Dushekan, Asyl, Damira, Taalaibek

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