A loan of $650 helped to buy cattle to start her new business..


Gulbahor's story

Gulbahor is 46 years old. She is a kind woman with a zest for life. She is married and raising three children. Her oldest daughter is married and has a child. Gulbahor is a good grandmother.

Gulbahor's husband is a carpenter. His salary is not enough to improve the family's living conditions, which is why they are living in poverty.

Gulbahor wants to start her own business, buying and selling livestock. They have a big house with a vegetable garden where she could grow hay for the livestock. Her children intend to help her with the business.

Gulbahor has completed a course entitled "Achieving Success", organized by the Association of Business Women, and she has received a certificate which makes it possible for her to start and successfully manage a new business.

She is requesting a loan of 3,000 somoni to buy some livestock, and is awaiting your kindness. This loan will help her to start her business and to find a much needed source of income for her family.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan



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