A loan of $1,275 helped to buy calfs in order to increase livestock headcount, as this business is her only source of income.


Mahliyo's story

Mahliyo is a resident of Istaravshan. She is married. She is 44 years old. She lives with her two daughters. Mahliyo's husband is abroad. Mahliyo raises the children alone and provides for the family.

For five years now Mahliyo has been raising livestock. After her husband left she needed to provide for her family. Because many residents of the city raise livestock she decided to buy and sell cattle. This business is not as risky as others. Now she raises cattle at her home. Mahliyo earns money by raising cattle.

Mahliyo is taking out a loan for the purchase of calfs in order to increase her livestock headcount. She is thanking everyone who supports her as this business is her only source of income.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sabina Holzman



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