A loan of $1,075 helped to purchase cattle.

Aliyma's story

Aliyma T. is 52, widowed and has four children. Aliyma has a higher pedagogical education, and during last 20 years, she has been working as a teacher in a local school. She is characterized by her colleagues as a responsible, precise and sociable person.

Unfortunately, salaries of the teachers in rural areas are very low. That’s why Aliyma, with her husband, decided to start their business in cattle breeding and land cultivating. They worked hard and made every effort to develop their farm. After her husband’s death, Aliyma became the only bread-winner for her children, but in spite of many difficulties on her way, she was able to give a good education to all of them.

Aliyma plans to use this loan of 50,000 Kyrgyz Soms to buy more cattle. With the revenues from the loan, she plans to broaden her farm by means of livestock breeding.

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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