A loan of $1,375 helped to purchase three bull calves.


Erkinbek's story

Erkinbek S. is 48, married and has five children. He has been engaged in cattle breeding since 1985 and has managed to develop a farm with calves and milk cows. Also, he cultivates land with perennial herbs, clover and barley which serve as forage for his cattle. He sells part of the harvest to local customers.

Erkinbek has applied for a loan of 65,000 KGS to purchase three bull calves, which will allow him to broaden his business. With the revenues, he plans to reconstruct his barn in order to provide good conditions for breeding animals.

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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