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Alima is 57 years old and a widow. Since her husband's death, she alone has been raising their two children as well as running her own business. Alima has a secondary level education and her family's main source of income is Alima's animal husbandry business, which she started 14 years ago with the purchase of 8,000 somi (KGS) worth of cattle. As a result of her hard work, today Alima has 2 milking cows and 10 sheep. Her monthly income comes to 15,000 somi (KGS).

With the goal of further developing her business, Alima applied to microfinance bank Bai Tushum & Partners for a loan of 50,000 somi (KGS) to buy cows for fattening and reselling at the market at a good price. Alima plans to invest the profits from her loan in further increasing the size of her herd.
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Алиме 57 лет, вдова, после смерти мужа сама воспитывает 2 детей, а также ведет свое хозяйство. У Алимы - среднее образование, в качестве основного дохода для своей семьи Алима занимается животноводством, стартовав 14 лет назад, с покупки скота на 8,000 сом KGS. Благодаря упорному труду Алимы, в ее хозяйстве на сегодняшний день имеется: 2 дойные коровы, 10 овец. Ежемесячный доход составляет 15,000 сом (KGS). В целях дальнейшего развития своего хозяйства, Алима обратилась в Микрофинансовый банк «Бай –Тушум и Партнеры» за кредитом в сумме 50,000 сом (KGS) на покупку коров для откорма с последующей реализацией на рынке по высокой цене. Доходы от кредита Алима 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
  • 56
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,887,550
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 48.7
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Alima to buy cows for fattening and reselling.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
At end of term
Oct 3, 2013
Oct 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014