A loan of $1,125 helped a member to purchase wedding dresses.

Turumkan's Group's story

Turumkan is the leader of this group. She is 52 and married to a driver, whose monthly salary is 10,000 soms. Together they have raised two sons and a daughter. Their daughter is married and, together with her husband, she works in Moscow. Their oldest son is a taxi driver and their second son is a private entrepreneur.

Turumkan works as a teacher at school; she also owns a grocery store, where she works in the evening. The family also started a business renting wedding dresses. Turumkan applied for the loan because she needs to purchase more wedding dresses so as to increase the variety of dresses that they offer. In the future, Turumkan wants to see her sons get married.

--- 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: Turumkan, Chinara, Niyazgul

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