A loan of $850 helped to buy cattle to start her new business.

Oshurmo's story

Oshurmo is 53 years old. She is a widow with four children, and she is a very hard-working and cheerful woman who is always motivated. She faces difficult living conditions, as there is nothing left from her husband. She raised her children alone without any help. Her children are grown, but to this day Oshurmo takes care of them herself. She has very large expenses, as she needs to pay for her eldest child's wedding and her youngest child's education. Besides that, the everyday expenses for food, clothing, mobile phone bills, transport and utilities fall to Oshurmo.

To increase her income, Oshurmo plans to start her own business. With that goal in mind, she enrolled in the "Get Ahead" course organized by the Association of Businesswomen and received a certificate. Now she is fully capable of starting her own business and becoming successful in that sphere. She wants to start her business buying and selling livestock, as she has experience in this type of work. This loan will help her start her business. With the income from her business, Oshurmo plans on providing her children with good living conditions. She is asking for a loan of 4,000 somoni to buy livestock to start her new business. She is awaiting your kindness.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Devin Connolly

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