A loan of $1,025 helped to buy sheep.

Shakhlo's story

Shakhlo is 27 years old, married, and with her spouse is bringing up two children. Shakhlo has a higher education. She works as a teacher of Kyrgyz language at a local school. As an additional source of income for her family, Shakhlo raises livestock, having begun 5 years ago with a livestock purchase of 20,000 som KGS. Thanks to her hard work, Shakhlo currently has on her farm: four dairy cows, 26 sheep. Monthly income amounts to 5,000 som (KGS).

With the aim of further developing her homestead, Shakhlo applied to the microfinance bank Bai-Tushum and Partners for a loan - to buy sheep for expanding her livestock count.

Shakhlo plans to invest income from the loan to further propagation of the quantity of domestic animals.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron

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