A loan of $1,425 helped to buy cows.

Saadat's story

Saadat is 46 years old, married, and raising four children. Saadat has a vocational education. After graduation, Saadat entered merchandising college, graduated from college in 1986 and worked in a trade shop for one year. Then, Saadat married Tulebek. After the fall of the Soviet Union, they started farming, having purchased cattle for 5,000 KGS. Thanks to Saadat's hard work, her farm now has 2 dairy cows, 35 sheep, and 2 hectares of irrigated land on which they grow clover and beans. Saadat's husband and son work in forestry and have a monthly salary. Saadat is a housekeeper. Her monthly income is 15,000 KGS. In order to further grow her household, Saadat has turned to the Microfinance Bank "Bai - Tushum and Partners" for a loan - for the purchase of cattle for cattle breeding. Saadat plans to invest the loan income into increasing the amount of domestic animals, and plans to save money to pay for the education of her younger daughter.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Aleksandra Fridman

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