A loan of $1,050 helped to purchase livestock.


Rita's story

Rita is 44 years old and a widow. She is raising a daughter. Rita works as a cook at a boarding house. As additional income for her family, she works with livestock breeding, after having started this business 15 years ago with an amount of 10,000 som (KGS). Thanks to Rita's persistent work, her monthly income is around 8,000 som (KGS).

With an aim to further develop her business, Rita turned to the micro finance bank "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 50,000 som (KGS). The loan is for the purchase of livestock, to receive income from selling milk. Rita plans to invest the income from the loan in further expanding her business, and in the near future she would like to refurbish her house.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.



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