A loan of $1,025 helped to purchase cows.

Eliza's story

Eliza is 40 years old, married and raising three children together with her husband. Her eldest son is a student, and the two others are in school. Her husband works doing wage labour for private persons. Eliza has vocational training, and for a long time she worked at a school teacher. Currently she is a housewife raising the children and breeding livestock.

As a main income for her family, Eliza works with livestock breeding, after having started 17 years ago with the purchase of livestock for 15,000 som (KGS). Thanks to Eliza's persistent work, her farm currently has a dairy cow, a calf and six sheep. The monthly income is 7,000 som (KGS).

With an aim to develop her business, Eliza turned to the microfinance bank "Bai Tushum & Partners" for a loan to purchase cows to increase the number of livestock. Eliza plans to invest the income from the loan in further increasing the number of livestock. She also plans to save money for the further education of her children.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.

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