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Lira is 54 yeas old and married. Lira worked for many years as an elementary school teacher in the village of Khan-Burgo, and she is now retired. Seeking a source of income for her family, Lira started her own animal husbandry business ten years ago by purchasing one dairy cow. Thanks to her hard work, Lira's business now numbers two cows, one calf, one mare, and 15 sheep. Lira also farms two hectares of irrigated land, where she grows beans and potatoes. In order to further expand her business, Lira requested a loan of 70,000 soms (KGS) from the Bai Tushum & Partners Company to purchase livestock. With the revenue, Lira plans to invest in further expanding her business.
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Лире 54 года, замужем. Лира в течении многих лет проработала учителем начальных классов в школе села Хан-Бурго, сейчас на пенсии. В поисках источника финансирования для своей семьи, 10 лет назад Лира начала свой бизнес в животноводстве с покупки одной дойной коровы. Благодаря упорному труду Лиры, на сегодня ее хозяйство насчитывает 2 коровы, 1 теленка, 1 кобылицу и 15 овец. Также Лира обрабатывает 2,0 га орошаемой земли, где выращивает фасоль и картофель. Для дальнейшего расширения своего бизнеса, Лира обратилась в компанию «Бай – Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 70,000 сом (KGS) на покупку скота. Доходы Лира планирует вложить в дальнейшее увеличение своего хозяйства.

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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
  • 35
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,533,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 46.9
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,500 helped Lira to purchase livestock.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 7, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2013