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Upol's Group
In this Group: Upol , Ainagul, Joldoshbek
Upol I., 69, is the leader of this group. She is a resident of the small village of Kochkorka and has three children, the youngest of whom is 8 years old. Her oldest son helps her in cattle breeding and in feeding and taking the cattle to the closest cattle market. Upol initiated and started the business 19 years ago with an initial capital of about 10,000 KGS. The investment was not in vain because nowadays the return is 5,000 KGS per month. The profits helped Upol purchase home appliances and increase the number of cattle. Upol applied for this loan in order to purchase additional heads of cattle. In the future, she would like to use the returns from the business to finish construction of a temporary structure.

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This loan is brought to you by Mol Bulak Finance (MBF), a young, ambitious and socially-focused microfinance institution in Kyrgyzstan.
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Additional Information

This is a Group Loan

In a group loan, each member of the group receives an individual loan but is part of a larger group of individuals. The group is there to provide support to the members and to provide a system of peer pressure, but groups may or may not be formally bound by a group guarantee. In cases where there is a group guarantee, members of the group are responsible for paying back the loans of their fellow group members in the case of delinquency or default.

Kiva's Field Partners typically feature one borrower from a group. The loan description, sector, and other attributes for a group loan profile are determined by the featured borrower's loan. The other members of the group are not required to use their loans for the same purpose.

About Kyrgyzstan

  • $2,500
    Average annual income
  • 38
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,533,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.5
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A portion of Upol's Group's $1,175 loan helped a member to purchase cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 17, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2012