A loan of $2,800 helped to purchase livestock.

Erkingul's story

Erkingul is 59 years old, a widow and raised three children. Erkingul is involved in fattening up and reselling livestock. Her business, started in 1991 with a sum of 18,000 som (KGS), today contains three dairy cows, one calf and one horse, and yields about 15,500 som (KGS) per month from sales of milk products. Erkingul also works on 3.6 hectares of land, where she grows potatoes. In order to further increase livestock headcount, Erkingul requested a loan in the sum of 130,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company. She plans to invest the profits from the loan into increasing the quantities of domestic livestock further.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey

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