A loan of $1,175 helped a member to pay for their daughter's education.


Sabira's Group's story

Sabira S. is the leader of this group. She is 41 and married. Together with her spouse, who works as a driver, she has three daughters; the eldest is married, the second one is a student, and the youngest - a schoolgirl. The family earns extra money by cattle breeding and milk selling. Out of their profits they have so far managed to pay for their daughter’s studies. In order to give their daughter a proper education, the family needs to obtain a loan. In future Sabira is planning to build a shed.

Sabira’s partners:

Aizat A., 32, is married. Her family has three children. Following her sister’s advice, Aizat decided to start her business in cattle breeding. The loan purpose is to purchase winter clothes.

Gulzira I. is the treasurer of the group. She is 26 and married. Together with her husband she is bringing up one son. Gulzira earns a living by working as a hairdresser, and besides that, her family is engaged in cattle breeding. The loan purpose is to purchase two calves to expand their herd.

Aizada I., 34, is married. She is currently a housewife raising three children. Aizada’s husband supports the family financially by working in militia station. Their loan purpose is to purchase winter clothes. In future the family aims to obtain 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: Sabira , Aizat , Gulzira , Aizada
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