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Rapiya is 55 years old, a widow, and has raised five children. As a main source of income for the family, Rapiya breeds cattle, having started with the purchase of one calf. Currently her farm numbers two dairy cows, one calf and one horse. Rapiya also works with sewing bags and national products, and the income from her craft helps a little on the family budget.

In order to further develop of her business, Rapiya turned to the organization "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 80,000 som (KGS) for the purchase of cows and sheep. Rapiya plans to invest the income in further increasing the number of cattle, and dreams of opening her own store in the future.
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Рапие 55 лет, вдова, воспитала пятерых детей. В качестве основного источника дохода для семьи Рапия развивает животноводство, начатое с закупа одного теленка. На сегодняшний день, в ее хозяйстве насчитывается две головы дойных коров, один теленок и одна лошадь. Также, Рапия занимается пошивом подушек и национальных изделий, доход от рукоделия является небольшим подспорьем для семейного бюджета.
В целях дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Рапия обратилась в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 80,000 сом (KGS) на покупку коровы и баранов. Доходы Рапия планирует вложить в дальнейшее увеличение поголовья скота, в будущем мечтает открыть свой магазин.

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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
  • 50
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,904,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.6
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,725 helped Rapiya to purchase cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 14, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2013