A loan of $3,000 helped to purchase six heads of cattle, in order to start a business of fattening and selling cattle.

Zebo's story

Zebo is a resident of the J.Rumy region, which is situated in the south of Tajikistan. She is 59 years old. She is married and the mother of three adult children. Zebo's husband has gone to another country as a migrant worker, and every month sends her a certain amount of money.

Zebo has some savings, and currently she would like to work with livestock breeding. She is interested in buying and reselling cattle. She plans to purchase around 6 heads of cattle and calves every month, fatten them for a period of a month, and then resell them with a profit. She has a cowshed and fodder for cattle in her courtyard, and further the livestock market is not far from her home, and therefore Zebo will not have transportation costs.

Zebo needs a loan in the amount of 3000 US dollar. She would like to purchase six heads of cattle and start this business. She plans to spend the income on repairing her house and also to advance her business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.

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