A loan of $1,850 helped to buy cows.


Kulbakira's story

Kulbakira is 48 years old and married. She has five children, three of whom are adults and live separately. Kulbakira has a secondary education. She has a good reputation amongst her neighbors. They describe her as a kind and hardworking woman. As the main source of income for her family, Kulbakira practices livestock breeding. She raises cows and sells their milk. She started this business in 1992 with 10,000 som (KGS). Thanks to Kulbakira's hard work, she has been able to develop and expand her business. Her business brings in about 10,000 som (KGS) per month, which mainly serves to cover the family's food expenses and daily needs. For the purpose of further developing her business, Kulbakira turned to Microfinance Bank "Bai Tushum." She is requesting a loan to buy cows. Kulbakira plans to invest the earnings from the loan in the further expansion of her business and building a barn. She also wants to give her children a good education in the future.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Hilary Hemmings



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