A loan of $725 helped to buy a cow.

Samara's story

Samara is 28 years old, married and has five children (five daughters). She got married right after finishing school. Her oldest daughter is 10 years old, and the youngest is two years old. Samara has a secondary education. She has been involved in animal husbandry since 2003, having started this business with an amount of 20,000 som (KGS). The family's monthly profit amounts to 5000 som (KGS). Samara's husband helps her with the business. To-date, she was able to develop her business. She has one dairy cow and fifteen sheep. In order to further develop her business, Samara requested a loan in the amount of 35,000 som (KGS) from the Microfinance Bank "Bai-Tushum and Partners" to buy one cow. She plans to invest the earnings from the loan into further increasing livestock quantities in her business and also into her children's education.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey

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