A loan of $600 helped to buy lambs.


Kumushai's story

Kumushai is 55 years old, married and has a daughter. Since 1997, she has been practicing livestock breeding. She started this business with 2,000 som (KGS). Thanks to Kumushai's hard work and determination, she achieved great results and currently has 2 cows, 1 calf and 20 sheep on her farm. Her daughter helps her with her farm. Her family is very hardworking and close-knit. Her average monthly income is 8,000 som (KGS). In order to increase the size of her herd, Kumushai turned to Microfinance Bank "Bai Tushum." She is requesting a loan of 30,000 som (KGS) to buy lambs. Kumushai is a member of the group "Zamira," in which there are two other members. Kumushai plans to use the earnings from the loan to further develop her farm.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Hilary Hemmings



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