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Burulush is 41 years old, a widow, and raising two children by herself, as well as five foster children, which she took in after her sister died. As a main source of income for her family, Burulush has worked with livestock breeding and field crop cultivation since 1998. After having started this business with the purchase of two cows, Burulush, due to her hard work, currently has five cows, ten sheep and one horse at her farm. Further, Burulush cultivates 1.0 hectares of land, where she grows clover (for fodder). The monthly income from the farm is in the amount of 10,000 som (KGS).

With an aim to further develop her business, Burulush turned to the organization "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 45,000 som (KGS) for the purchase of sheep with the goal to fatten and resell them. Burulush plans to invest the income from the loan in further growing her business through a grocery store, in order to have the possibility to give the children a good education in the future.
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Бурулуш 41 год, вдова, воспитывает 2 собственных детей и 5 приемных, которых взяла к себе на воспитание после смерти сестры. Бурулуш в качестве основного источника дохода для своей семьи, с 1998 года занимается разведением скота и полеводством. Начав этот бизнес с покупки 2 коров, благодаря упорному труду на сегодняшний день хозяйстве Бурулуш имеется 5 коров, 10 овец и 1 лошадь. Также Бурулуш возделывает 1,0 га орошаемой земли, где она выращивает клевер. Ежемесячная прибыль от хозяйства составляет сумму 10,000 сом (KGS). В целях дальнейшего развития своего бизнеса, Бурулуш обратилась в компанию «Бай –Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 45,000 сом (KGS) на покупку овец с целью откорма и перепродажи. Доходы от кредита Бурулуш планирует вложить в дальнейшее увеличение бизнеса за счет продуктового магазина, чтобы в будущем иметь возможность дать детям хорошее образование.

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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
  • 60
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $12,014,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 47.0
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $975 helped Burulush to purchase sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 8, 2012
Jun 8, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013