A loan of $2,125 helped to purchase 2 bulls and 15 sheeps.


Sarbinas's story

Sarbinas is 43 years old, married, and has two children. In search of a main source of income for the family, Sarbinas starting working with livestock breeding. After having started with 10,000 som (KGS) to purchase 5 small bulls in 1998, the farm currently bring sin around 15,000 som (KGS) per month from the sale of dairy products and the reselling of livestock. Thanks to Sarbinas' hard work, her farm today counts 2 cows and 20 sheep. In addition to this she processes 0.4 hectares of land where she plants potatoes and beans every year.

With an aim to further develop her business, Sarbinas turned to the organization "Bai Tuhsum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 100,000 som (KGS) for the purchase of 2 bulls and 15 sheep at a very low price, for fattening and reselling. Sarbinas plans to invest the income in further developing her business through an increase in livestock. In the future she plans to give her son an education and build a large house.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.



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