A loan of $1,075 helped to broaden an assortment of goods.


Zamira's story

Zamira is 41 years old, married, and bringing up four children. After the Soviet Union had fallen apart and she lost her job, Zamira searched for a source of income for her family and launched her business selling farm produce (vegetables and fruits). Having launched her business with the starting capital of 1,000 KGS. Thanks to Zamira’s resilience and hard work, she has been able to grow her business, which now brings in a monthly income of 16,000 KGS.

Thanks to the revenues from her business, Zamira has been able to educate two of her children.
In order to develop her commerce further, Zamira turned to “Bai Tushum & Partners” for a loan in the amount of 50,000 KGS for expanding her stock. Zamira plans to reinvest the resulting revenues in a further business expansion. In the future, she plans to be active in both selling produce and raising livestock so that these activities would complement each other during off-season periods.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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