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About us
In the very heart of Central Asia lies a wonderful mountainous land – a country of Kyrgyzstan with the rich history that dates back to 201 BC. More than 80 ethnic groups live here, creating the variety of cultures and traditions. It serves as a trade crossroad and a trans-shipment point between the Europe and Asia as before when it used to be a connecting-link between north and south directions of Silk Way.

The economy of Kyrgyzstan was severely affected by the collapse of the Soviet trading block. More than 20% of the Kyrgyz population has left to other parts of the Soviet Union within past 10 years to seek work.

While strong growth in neighboring Kazakhstan and China has created opportunities for expansion, Kyrgyzstan remains a small economy vulnerable to external shocks. Persistently high inflation, coupled with the global financial crisis, threatens to undermine recent improvements in poverty levels.

Location: Kyrgyzstan       Team website


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  • Pichai
    Pichai received a loan from Dian to purchase chickens for an organic egg farm.
  • Elsa Yanath
    Elsa Yanath received a loan from Dian to purchase supplies, manure, fertilizers, and insecticides for her crops.
  • Cafe Compadre
    Cafe Compadre received a loan from Dian build a solar-powered coffee roasting plant in Cusco and help 40 local farmers increase their income by 70%.
  • Dominga
    Dominga received a loan from Dian to buy a solar refrigerator, to be able to offer clients a greater variety of products.
  • Mirbek
    Mirbek received a loan from Hans-Peter with the purchase of some sheep for fattening and resale.
  • Ana Wilma
    Ana Wilma received a loan from Teresa to build a sanitary toilet for her family.
  • Gisela Genoveva
    Gisela Genoveva received a loan from 1 team members to buy fish, potatoes, flour, tomatoes, yucca, etc.
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  • Grace
    Grace received a loan from 1 team members to buy farm inputs to boost production.
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  • Arbresha
    Arbresha received a loan from 1 team members to purchase seeds to plant in her land and guano to fertilize it.
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  • Mimoza
    Mimoza received a loan from 1 team members to make basic repairs in the house.
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  • Rauf
    Rauf received a loan from Peter Hjalmarsson to pay for his degree in International and Business Law.
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