A loan of $1,250 helped to purchase cattle.


Gulzat's story

Gulzat is 40 years old and has four children. Her oldest daughter is a student. Gulzat raises farm animals, which is the primary source of income for her family. She began 12 years ago when she purchased livestock for 2,000 som. Thanks to her hard work, Gulzat now has two head of cattle and calves, and earns 7,000 som per month. In order to further develop her business, Gulzat has asked the microfinance institution Bai Tushum and Partners for a loan of 60,000 som to purchase two additional head of cattle. Gulzat plans to use the income from this loan to continue to increase the size of her herds, and also to save money for her younger children's education.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer



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