A loan of $550 helped to purchase a refrigerator.


Shirin's story

Shirin is 27 years old. To provide a primary source of income for her family, Shirin is involved in providing a public food service, having started this business in 2010. Thanks to her hard work, her business, started with a sum of 50,000 som, now allows her to have a profit of 20,000 som (KGS) per month. In order to further develop her business, Shirin requested a loan in the amount of 25,000 som (KGS) from the "Bai-Tushum and Partners" company to buy a refrigerator for cold beverages and ice-cream. She plans to invest the earnings from the loan into a continued expansion of her business.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey



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