A loan of $1,050 helped to purchase a milk cow.

Tumara's story

Tumara is 32 years old and has three children. In order to support her family she raises cattle. She started her farm in 2003 by buying a cow and some sheep with 18,000 som. Due to her diligence Tumara now has four milk cows, ten sheep and two horses and makes 12,000 som (KGS) monthly profits. In order to further develop her business Tumara has turned to micro-finance bank "Bai-Tushum and partners" for a loan of 50,000 som (KGS). She will use this loan to purchase another milk cow. Tumara plans to invest the profits from this loan back into her business so that in the future she will be able to provide her children with a good education.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer

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