A loan of $575 helped to purchase onions, flour and a carpet.

Aitbu's story

Aitbu is a resident of Gulcho, a nice village in the south of Kyrgyzstan. She is 26 and together with her husband she runs a food stall. Aitbu is bringing up a son and two daughters; the son is at school and the daughters are preschool age (under seven).

The family opened the food stall three years ago with an initial investment of 7000 soms. The monthly profit from this business is about 15,000 soms. With the profits earned, Aitbu purchased a cow for breeding. With money received from the loan she wants to purchase onions and flour. Some part of the loan she will use to purchase a carpet for their home. In the future Aitbu wishes to build a new house and provide her children with a good education.

--- 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

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