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Total loan: $1,825
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Buraima's Group


A loan of $1,825 helped a member to purchase another cow.


Buraima's Group's story

Buraima M., 65, is the leader of this group. She is one of the respectable women in her local community, and has forty years of experience in cattle breeding and dairy business. She has lived in her hometown of Aravan for sixty-five years and knows best of all the pleasant conditions for cattle breeding that this area provides. Many head of cattle have passed through her care.

Nowadays she owns a cow with a calf. It yields fresh milk every morning which she distributes to her regular customers. Buraima remembers how, being a young lady in 1971, she started with the purchase of her first cow, in which she put big hopes, and spent the last savings in her family budget. At that time, she and her husband were a young couple and her husband was farmer. Since that time, milk products bring in a significant portion of Buraima’s income.

Thanks to those financial assets, she raised three kids, helped with their employment and finished major repairing at her house. She invests her monthly income of about $215 back into her business. This time she needs some financial assistance in purchasing one more cow. In future she dreams of having a large fruit orchard.

--- Where Did This Loan Come From? ---

This loan is brought to you by Mol Bulak Finance (MBF), a young, ambitious and socially-focused Micro-finance 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 Micro-finance 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 micro-finance 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: Buraima , Rukiyahon, Zamira, Rejabhon, Inoyathon
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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: March 22, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: MCC Mol Bulak Finance LLC

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Loan details

Loan length:

10 months
Disbursed date: March 22, 2011
Facilitated by Field Partner: MCC Mol Bulak Finance LLC