A loan of $2,125 helped to increase her inventory and buy an assortment of warm winter goods.


Arzykan's story

Arzykan is 48 years old, divorced, and she has a higher education degree. She also has an optimistic outlook on life: she believes in herself and in a bright future for her family. Moreover, she is very kind, sociable, intelligent and sharp.

Arzykan started her own business 12 years ago with an initial investment of 100,000 som (KGS). Her working capital now consists of 150,000 som (KGS).

Arzykan sells clothes and curtains at the local market. In order to further expand her business, she has turned to "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan of 100,000 som (KGS). She will use this loan to increase her inventory and buy an assortment of warm winter goods.

She plans to use the earnings from this loan to expand her business. In the future, she is dreaming of opening a two-story shop.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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