A loan of $1,075 helped to buy a cow.

Matluba's story

Matluba is a hardworking and kind woman. She lives alone with her children since her husband is a migrant worker in another country. He sends home money to his family when possible. However, it is not enough. She has four children. Matluba is a homemaker. Her husband fattened cattle to sell, and when he had to leave to work abroad, Matluba decided to continue his work.At the moment, Matluba has one cow that gives 10-12 liters of milk. She sells dairy products to her neighbors and acquaintances. Her oldest son helps her with feeding the cattle. Matluba plans to save money to build a home for her oldest son so that after he marries, he won't need to worry about a thing. In order to reach her goal, she works day and night. Matluba is asking for a loan to buy another cow as well as fodder for her animals. Having fattened up the cattle over a period of a few months, she plans to sell them for a good price which will help grow her business..

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Blake Griffin

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