A loan of $1,475 helped to purchase four cows and calves and fodder to start a cattle breeding business.

Khairiniso's story

Khairiniso is 48 years old. She lives with her husband, two sons, a daughter-in-law and a grandson in a village in the Shahrituz region. Khairiniso's family works with field crop cultivation on 0.15 hectares of farm land. Khairiniso bakes homemade cakes and sells them at the market, which is situated next to their home.

Khairiniso is a purposeful and hard working woman. She would like to start a business of fattening and reselling cattle in addition to the baking. They have a cattle shed in their yard, and Khairiniso has also accumulated savings of 1.500 TJS.

Khairiniso requests a loan to purchase four cows and calves and fodder. She plans to raise the cattle for a period of 30-35 days and then lead them to the cattle market to sell. The loan will give Khairiniso an additional source of income and this way increase her living conditions.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.

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