A loan of $1,300 helped a member to purchase fabric and materials.

Samara's Group's story

Samara is a young leader of this group. She is 22 and married. Her husband is employed; his monthly salary is 6000 soms. Samara has a newborn baby. In order to earn money to supplement the family budget, she takes orders at home and sews Kyrgyz blankets, pillows, clothes and dressmaking patterns. She started this business five years ago. Samara earns 5000 soms per month. With the money received from the loan she wants to purchase fabric and other materials needed for sewing. In the future Samara plans to save money to purchase furniture for her home.

--- 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: Samara, Chynara, Kalysbek, Nurgul

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