Our 32nd KIVA loan is going where none of our loans have gone before – Kyrgyzstan.
Now Kyrgyzstan, for those even less traveled than myself, isn’t misspelled. Apparently they had a pile of unpopular letters sittings around and thought they’d make their country’s name out of them.
Aigerim has asked for $750USD to help increase her herd from one to more than one. Here’s Aigerim’s story:
“Aigerim is 21 years old, married and has a 2-month baby. Animal husbandry and crop-farming are the main sources of income for Aigerim and her family. As of today, Aigerim’s farm counts 1 cow with a calf, 1 horse and a 1.4-ha plot of land where Aigerim grows potatoes and maize.
In order to further develop her business, Aigerim has turned to Bai Tushum & Partners for a loan of 35,000 som (KGS) to purchase young livestock. Aigerim is planning on investing the earnings from the loan into further business expansion.”