A loan of $1,525 helped a member to purchase fabrics and materials.


Kalyskan's Group's story

Kalyskan T. is the leader of this group. She is 39 and divorced. She has a son who studies at university. Ten years ago with the initial investment of 2000 soms, Kalyskan rented a sewing machine and started to provide sewing services. She takes orders and sews drapes and women’s bathrobes. In this way she earns 3440 soms per month. She hopes to obtain the loan because she needs money to purchase fabrics and materials for sewing. In the future she wants to purchase a flat for her son.

Monuskan T. is the treasurer of the group. She is 37 and married. She has two daughters and a son. All the children are at school. In order to make money Monuskan breeds livestock and her husband works in construction. Monuskan started her activity five years ago with the initial investment of 2000 soms. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase livestock for breeding.

Zulaika A., 38, is a widow. She has three sons; all of them are at school. Zulaika breeds livestock to earn money. She resells sheep after fattening, and in this way she makes 2000 soms per month. She hopes to obtain the loan because she needs money to purchase sheep in order to increase her flock. In the future she wants to save money and purchase household appliances in order to improve her living conditions.

Kubatbek K., 36, is married. He has a daughter who is at school. Kabatbek and his wife breed livestock; they resell sheep after fattening. In this way they make about 2000 soms per month. With money received from the loan, Kabatbek wants to purchase livestock for breeding. In the future he wants to start building a new house.

--- 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: Kalyskan, Monuskan, Zulaika, Kabatbek


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