A loan of $1,800 helped to buy more products such as sugar, rice and pasta.

Kaken's story

Kaken, 61, is a resident of Tup. She is married to a farmer and together they have six grown children. In the year of 2000, the family sold all the livestock it owned and bought a small shop to rebuild into a grocery store. They stocked the store and step-by-step, the business flourished. The background history of the business is already 11 years old and still it brings a significant income of 20,000 soms a month. The purpose of the loan is to buy more products like sugar, rice and pasta to sell in their grocery store. The family hopes to broaden the assortment of goods and make more profits.

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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

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