A loan of $2,900 helped to purchase cattle.


Burulkan's story

Burulkan lives with her four children in Karatay village in south Kyrgystan. Her youngest daughter is only three years old. As many other families in the countryside Burulkan raises cattle with her husband, a business which the two started more then 20 years ago. Currently their herd includes 2 milk cows and 10 sheep, and they earn a monthly profit of 5,000 som (KGS) from the sale of milk, dairy products and meat. They also own a 1.2 acre plot of irrigated land where they grow corn and wheat for animal feed. In order to expand her business, Burulkan has turned to "Bai Tushum and partners" for a loan of 135,000 som (KGS) which she will use to buy more cattle for meat production and resale. The profits from the loan Burulkan is planning to invest in her farm business. She is dreaming of be able to buy a car for her family in the future.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer



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