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Tursun is 62 years old, a widow. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, she became involved in animal husbandry, which grew into the primary source of financial support for her family. Tursun started her business with an initial sum of 20,000 som (KGS) and was able to grow her business to currently have twenty heads of rams, nine cows and one horse, and yielding a monthly profit of 20,000 som (KGS). Tursun sells dairy products, such as milk, kefir, sour-cream, cottage cheese, and meat at the central market in the town of Uzgen. In order to further grow her business, she requested a loan in the sum of 100,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company to purchase additional heads of livestock and fodder for them. Tursun plans to invest the profits into further increasing livestock headcount through a purchase of a breeding stallion, and wants to build an additional barn in the future.
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Турсун 62 года, вдова. После распада Советского Союза , Турсун начала заниматься животноводством, ставшим основным источником финансирования ее семьи. Турсун начала свой бизнес со стартовой суммы в 20,000 сом (KGS), и смогла развить свое хозяйство, насчитывающее 20 голов баранов, 9 коров и 1 лошадь, с ежемесячной прибылью в 20,000 сом (KGS). Молочные продукты, такие как молоко, кефир, сметана, творог, а также мясо, Турсун продает на центральном рынке города Узген.
В целях дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Турсун обратилась в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 100,000 сом (KGS) на покупку дополнительных голов скота и кормов для них. Доходы Турсун планирует вложить в дальнейшее увеличение поголовья скота через покупку племенного жеребца, а в будущем -построить дополнительный сарай.

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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
  • 36
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,533,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.6
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,150 helped Tursun to purchase additional livestock and fodder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 21, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 15, 2012