A loan of $2,925 helped to purchase calves for fattening and resale in order to invest in further growth of her business.


Burul's story

Burul is 32 years old, married, with two children. She has secondary education. Since 2005 she has been doing farmwork as a supplementary source of income. Her farm includes four cows, 18 sheep and eight calves. She also has a land plot where she grows clever and corn, selling her produce to wholesaler. She also sells charcoal at the local market. Burul is known as a principled, honest, decent and reliable person. At present her business brings in a monthly revenue in the amount of 10,000 KGS. In order to develop her business further, Burul turned to the Bai Tushum and Partners microfinance institution for a loan in the amount of 150,000 KGS to buy calves for later resale. Burul plans to use the resulting revenue for a further expansion of her farm.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Katharina S



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