A loan of $2,650 helped to buy a horse.

Lira's story

Lira is 42 years old, married, and with her husband is raising four children. All the children go to school. Lira has a high school education. As a main source of income for her family, Lira raises livestock, having started 21 years ago with a purchase of livestock for 2,000 som KGS. Thanks to her hard work, Lira today has on her farm: two dairy cows, one heifer, one calf, and eight sheep. Monthly income consists of 16,000 som (KGS).

With the aim of further developing her farm, Lira applied to the microfinance bank Bai-Tushum and Partners for a loan - to purchase a horse for increasing her livestock count.

Lira plans to invest income from the loan in further propagation of the quantity of domestic animals, and plans to save money for the future education of her children.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron

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