A loan of $2,250 helped to expand the variety of products.

Damira's story

Damira is 41 years old, she is married and is raising three children. She was born in the village of Bakai-Ata where she now lives with her family.

In 2000 Damira opened her own store in her own home and started her business in retail. At this time her store is one of the popular places which provides groceries and consumer goods for the fellow villagers.

As energetic as she is Damira also plows the land of 3.20 hectares, where she grows beans, potatoes and perennial grasses. Thanks to her hard work and a wide range of business activity she was able to save money for her son's tuition in the medical university.

For the further growth of her business and increase of sales Damira has come to Bai-Tushum and Partners for a loan of 100,000 KGS. She plans to invest the profit into her children's education.

ZAO MFK Bai Tushum & Partners provides loans through Kiva for socially vulnerable population regions. ZAO MFK Bai Tushum & Partners is one of the leading micro financing organizations in Kyrgyzstan. Bai Tushum & Partners is a reliable financial partner which makes an impact in development of the economy in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, provides affordable micro lending services in the rural towns and cities, helps to create jobs and is responsible for the interests of their clients and investors.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Elena Fedorchuk

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