A loan of $850 helped a member to purchase convenience goods to offer for sale.


Irailakan's Group's story

Irailakan T., age 55, is the leader of this group. She has earned a living by offering convenience goods for sale for the past 34 years. Her monthly profit is 3,000 soms. She hopes to obtain this loan in order to purchase more goods so that she can increase the turnover of her business. With part of the loan, she will purchase fertilizers and seeds for farming. In the future, she wants to improve the family’s living conditions.

Irailakan lives with her husband and family in Uzgen, a beautiful and ancient town in the south of Kyrgyzstan. Her husband is retired and receives a monthly pension in amount of 2,500 soms. Together they have raised seven children: the youngest son is 15.

--- 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

If you would like to support and learn more about Kyrgyzstan and microfinance in Central Asia, please join our Lending Team, Supporters of Kyrgyzstan – Mol Bulak Finance, at http://kiva.org/team/kyrgyzstan. Members will get special updates and news from Kiva Fellows in Kyrgyzstan and from the MBF staff.

In this group: Irailakan , Chyntemir, Aichurek


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