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Kochkonbek is 54 years old, married and has two children. Kochkonbek spent all his life working in the agricultural field, first starting as a driver at a collective farm and then as a handyman. In search of an additional source of income for his family, he organized his own farm in 1996 with a starting capital of 5,000 som (KGS) and started to breed livestock and farm land. Today, Kochkonbek's farm contains one cow, ten sheep, one horse and also an apple orchard, into cultivating which he invests his whole soul. In order to further develop his business, Kochkonbek requested a loan in the sum of 50,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company to purchase sheep and seedlings of new apple varieties. In the future, he plans to increase his livestock headcount and expand his apple orchard.
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Кочконбеку 54 года. Женат, имеет двоих детей. Всю свою жизнь Кочконбек работал в сфере сельского хозяйства, сначала водителем в колхозе, затем разнорабочим. В 1996 году, в поисках дополнительного источника дохода для своей семьи, Кочконбек организовал собственное хозяйство и начал заниматься разведением скота и полеводством, стартовав с суммой в 5,000 сом (KGS).На сегодняшний день, в хозяйстве Кочконбека насчитывается одна корова, 10 баранов, одна лошадь, а также – яблоневый сад, в культивирование которого Кочконбек вкладывает всю свою душу. Для дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Кочконбек обратился в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 50,000 сом (KGS) на покупку баранов и саженцев новых сортов яблок.
В будущем, Кочконбек планирует расширять поголовье скота и увеличить площадь яблоневого сада.

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About Bai Tushum Bank CJSC

Bai Tushum Bank CJSC is a microfinance bank in Kyrgyzstan offering clients a range of products including loans for business development, trade, production, leasing, mortgage, consumption and more. Its portfolio is mostly comprised of group loans that cater to the broadest population of clients. Kiva lenders’ funds help the bank expand its services in remote areas to impact even more vulnerable communities in Kyrgyzstan.

About Kyrgyzstan

  • $2,500
    Average annual income
  • 60
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $12,013,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 45.6
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,100 helped Kochkonbek to purchase sheep and seedlings of new apple varieties.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 20, 2011
Nov 5, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 15, 2012