A loan of $1,650 helped to buy mobile phones in wholesale for resale.


Almira's story

Almira is 49 years old. Together with her husband they are raising two children. In 2003 the spouses started a business selling mobile phones using an amount of 20,000 som (KGS) as a starting capital. They were able to build the business and have regular customers. Almira has an average monthly income in the amount of 20,000 KGS. Because of her hard work in the business the spouses where able to buy a store in the town's center. With the goal to further grow and expand their business Almira has come to the microfinance bank Bai Tushum and Partners for a loan in the amount of 80,000 som to increase the sale of goods. Almira plans to invest the income from the loan into growth and expansion of her business and also improve the financial situation of her family.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Elena Fedorchuk



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