A loan of $425 helped to purchase livestock.

Shamsidin's story

Shamsidin was born in 1966, he is married and has five children. He has completed 10 grades of schooling and does not have higher education. He is raising cattle at home. His family helps him to keep after the cattle. In his spare time he sows vegetables and greens in the garden. He receives income form the harvest. With the arrival of spring the cattle is sent to the pastures in the mountains. After gaining weight the cattle returns well fed and ready to be sold. Those ones that are not ready or pregnant will stay. Shamsidin is applying for a loan for the first time and plans to increase the head count of cattle.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Elena Fedorchuk

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