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A loan of $850 helped to purchase two cows.


Mahmud's story

Mahmud is a 54 year-old man, who is involved in dekhan farming and fattening up and selling livestock. He lives in a mountainous location, where raising livestock is the residents' primary type of business. Mahmud currently has a cow and ten sheep. Receiving loans from our organization helped him to significantly improve the conditions for raising livestock. Right now, livestock prices at the market have dropped, and Mahmud wants to buy two more cows for fattening up and subsequent sale in the summer. On this photograph, Mahmud gladly expresses his gratitude on the day of loan disbursement for the ability to timely purchase livestock and achieve his entrepreneurial goals.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey



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