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Almakan is 59 years old, married, and together with her husband is raising two children. Almakan has a high school education. As a main source of income for her family, Almakan has been engaged in raising livestock, having started 40 years ago with the purchase of cattle at 2,000 som KGS. Thanks to her hard work, Almakan now has on her homestead: seven dairy cows and four calves, and has her own plot of land measuring 3.20 hectares, on which she annually grows potatoes and beans with her family. Monthly income reaches 12,000 som (KGS).

With the aim of further developing her homestead, Almakan turned to the microfinance bank Bai-Tushum and Partners for a loan of 25,000 som (KGS) to buy sheep to increase her count of livestock.

Almakan plans to invest income from the loan to further increase the count of domestic livestock.
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Алмакан 59 лет, замужем, вместе с супругом воспитывают 2 детей. У Алмакан - среднее образование, в качестве основного дохода для своей семьи Алмакан занимается животноводством, стартовав 40 лет назад, с покупки скота на 2,000 сом KGS. Благодаря упорному труду Алмакан, в ее хозяйстве на сегодняшний день имеется: 7 дойных коров, 4 теленка, имеется собственный земельный надел, размером 3,20 ГА, на которой она ежегодно со своей семьей сажает картофель и фасоль. Ежемесячный доход составляет 12,000 сом (KGS). В целях дальнейшего развития своего хозяйства, Алмакан обратилась в Микрофинансовый банк «Бай –Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 25,000 сом (KGS) на покупку овец для увеличения поголовья скота. Доходы от кредита Алмакан планирует вложить в дальнейшее приумножение количества домашней скотины.

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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
  • 35
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,533,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.9
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Almakan to buy sheep.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 16, 2013
Sep 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015