A loan of $2,575 helped to purchase cattle and fertilizers.

Gulnisa's story

Gulnisa is 52 years old, married and raising two sons, the youngest of whom is ten years old. Gulnisa started her work career as a biology teacher and was awarded the "Excellent Educator of the Kyrgyz Republic" medal for her high performance. Currently, she works at a school in the Pokrovka village. In search of a financing source for her family, Gulnisa started her own business in animal husbandry in 2000. Thanks to her persistent work, today her business has one cow with a calf and ten sheep. Also, Gulnisa works on 2.15 hectares of irrigated land, where she grows beans. In order to further develop her business, she requested a loan in the sum of 120,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company to buy dairy cows and mineral fertilizers. Gulnisa plans to invest the earnings into increasing livestock headcount further.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey

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