A loan of $1,800 helped to purchase cattle.

Karypbek's story

Karypbek K. is 46 years old, married and has four children. He is engaged in a transportation service but, in order to find additional means of subsistence for his family, Karypbek also breeds livestock. His wife works at the local hospital as a cleaner and also helps her husband with the farming. Karypbek started this business with initial capital of 2,000 KGS and now manages to earn about 4,000 KGS monthly.

Karypbek plans to use this loan of 85,000 KGS to buy three bull-calves and nine sheep. With the revenues, Karypbek wants to broaden his farm, which will allow him to pay for a good education for his children. Karypbek is a very hardworking person, who believes that his efforts will lead his family to a prosperous future.

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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