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Mariya is 47 years old, married, and together with her husband, is raising three children. Mariya has a secondary education. As the main source of income for her family, Mariya practices crop farming and livestock breeding. She started this business 18 years ago with 10,000 som (KGS). Thanks to Mariya's hard work, she currently has a 2.80 hectare plot of land on which she grows potatoes every year and sows grains and sainfoin for personal consumption and sale. She also has 1 milk cow, 1 horse and 5 sheep on her farm. Her monthly income is 10,000 som (KGS). For the purpose of further developing her business, Mariya turned to Microfinance Bank "Bai Tushum." She is requesting a loan to buy a high quality variety of potato seeds for sowing and fertilizers for working the land. Mariya plans to invest the earnings from the loan in the further acquisition of livestock. She also intends to save money to carry out her youngest son's wedding reception.
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Марии 47 лет, замужем, вместе с супругом воспитывают 3 детей. У Марии - среднее образование. В качестве основного дохода для своей семьи Мария занимается полеводством и животноводством, стартовав 18 лет назад, с 10,000 сом KGS. Благодаря упорному труду Марии, на сегодняшний день имеется: 2,80 ГА земельной доли, на которой ежегодно выращивает картофель, сеет зерновые культуры и эспарцет для внутрихозяйственного потребления и реализации, а также 1 дойная корова, 1 лошадь, 5 овец. Ежемесячный доход составляет 10,000 сом (KGS). В целях дальнейшего развития своего хозяйства, Мария обратилась в Банк "Бай-Тушум" за кредитом -на покупку семян картофеля элитного сорта для посевных работ и удобрений для обработки земли. Доходы от кредита Мария планирует вложить в приумножение количества домашней скотины, и планирует накопить средства на проведение свадебного мероприятия младшему сыну.

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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
  • 35
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    Kyrgyzstan Loans Fundraising
  • $11,533,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 54.5
    Kyrgyzstan Soms (KGS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $925 helped Mariya to buy a high quality variety of potato seeds and fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
11 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2014
Mar 12, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2015