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

Busayra's story

Busayra M. is a young mother of four daughters. She is 31 years old. After finishing school in her native village in the south of Kyrgyzstan, she did not have an opportunity to continue her studies. To help her parents raise her brothers and sisters, she began to work as a seamstress. When she was 20, she got married and moved with her husband to Belovodskoe Village. Here they found jobs of a seamstress and mechanic, but they needed to find an additional means of subsistence for their family.

In 2000, they started their cattle-breeding business with an initial sum of 2,000 Kyrgyz Soms. They worked hard and managed to expand their farm by building a barn and purchasing two bull-calves. Now Busayra plans to take a loan of 60,000 Kyrgyz Soms to buy two calves to fatten and resell. With the revenues, she plans to renovate her house and buy more cattle. Busayra is very hardworking person and does everything to provide her children with a prosperous future.

About Bai-Tushum:
Bai-Tushum and Partners uses Kiva funding to target the especially vulnerable population Bai-Tushum and Partners is one of the leading Microfinance Institutions in Kyrgyzstan. As a reliable financial partner, Bai-Tushum contributes to the economic development of the Kyrgyz Republic through the delivery of microfinance services in rural and urban areas that lead to increased employment and meet the interests of its clients and investors.

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