A loan of $1,800 helped to purchase livestock for fattening up and resale.


Kalamkas's story

Kalamkas is 54 years old, a widow and is raising two children. She started her business of breeding livestock and reselling agricultural products in 1991. Kalamkas used a starting a capital of 9,000 som (KGS) to buy livestock and was able to develop her business to contain five heads of cattle and one horse. Thanks to her monthly profit of 7,500 som (KGS), she covers daily family expenses and saves money for her children's education. In order to further develop her business, Kalamkas requested a loan in the sum of 80,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company to buy livestock for fattening up and resale. In the near future, with the help of earnings from the loan, Kalamkas plans to prepare livestock feed and hay for the winter.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey



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