A loan of $2,100 helped to purchase two dairy cows.


Guljan's story

Guljan is 50 years old. She is a widow who has raised five children. Her youngest son lives together with her. He is 23 years old.

Guljan started her business of livestock breeding and field crop cultivation after the collapse of the Soviet Union, in search of a source of income for her family, with a starting sum of 10,000 som (KGS). Thanks to perseverance and hard work, Guljan was able to develop her business to a monthly income of 12,000 som (KGS). Currently Guljan has three heads of cattle, one horse and 30 sheep at her farm.

Guljan turned to the organization "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 100,000 som (KGS) for the purchase of cows. Guljan plans to invest the income from the loan in developing her business and party to save for a wedding at home and the family welfare.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.



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