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Artykbu is 52 years old, a widow, and has four children (two sons and two daughters). She has worked with field crop cultivation since 1999, after having started this business with an amount of 6,000 som (KGS). Her daughters are married and live by themselves, the sons help with the farm. Artykbu has been able to develop the business, and currently she has 0.94 hectares of irrigated land on which she each year grows cotton and corn.

With an aim to further develop her farming, Artykbu turned to the microfinance bank "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan in the amount of 20,000 som (KGS) for the purchase of fertilizers. Artykbu plans to invest the income from the loan in further developing the business and in improving the welfare of the family.
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Артыкбу, 52 года, вдова, имеет 4 детей (2сына и 2 дочери). С 1999 года занимается полеводством, начав этот бизнес с суммы 6,000 сом KGS. Дочери замужем и проживают отдельно, сыновья помогают по хозяйству. На сегодняшний день она смогла развить полеводческую деятельность, у Артыкбу имеется 0,94 ГА поливной земли на которой она ежегодно выращивает хлопок и кукурузу. В целях дальнейшего развития полеводства Артыкбу обратилась в Микрофинансовый Банк «Бай-Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 20 000 сом (KGS) на покупку удобрений. Доходы от кредита Артыкбу планирует вложить в дальнейшее развитие полеводства и улучшение благосостояния семьи.

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About Bai Tushum Bank CJSC

Bai Tushum Bank CJSC is a microfinance bank in Kyrgyzstan offering clients a range of products including loans for business development, trade, production, leasing, mortgage, consumption and more. Its portfolio is mostly comprised of group loans that cater to the broadest population of clients. Kiva lenders’ funds help the bank expand its services in remote areas to impact even more vulnerable communities in Kyrgyzstan.

About Kyrgyzstan

  • $2,500
    Average annual income
  • 60
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $12,014,625
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 49.0
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Artykbu to buy fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014