Monday, November 2, 2009

Mol Bulak Finance

Mol Bulak Finance

Gulmira is the leader of this group. Having been married for 17 years, Gulmira and her husband have raised three splendid children. The eldest son, 16, and the middle one, 14, go to school. The youngest is just one and half years old. Gulmira’s husband is a policeman. Gulmira works as a governor at the hospital. She has decided to apply for this loan to buy a new bedroom suite.
Mol Bulak Finance is strongly committed to the principles of sustainable development on the basis of 3-Ps concept - People (building human capital and taking care of its customers and the society as well), Profit (to be profitable to grow further) and the Planet (taking care of the environment). It is also the only MFI in Kyrgyzstan who delivers its services to customers 365 days a year. Click Here to learn more about Mol Bulak and view a Video presentation about the organization:
http://www.kiva.org/app.php?page=businesses&action=about&id=148357

"Virgen de Concepción"

"Virgen de Concepción"

"Virgen de Concepción" ("Immaculate Conception") is the name for this group of 14 members who have dedicated a large part of their lives to selling all kinds of merchandise. For example, Francisca Gil makes a living, along with her husband, buying plastic cones used to package threads and strings, and then when they have enough, they resell it to the factories to recycle. Her fellow members have other activities such as, selling fabrics, making vests and jackets, selling groceries and selling condiments and other items. The members attest they need to purchase merchandise, and in this way they will obtain more resources for their family's well-being.
http://www.kiva.org/app.php?page=businesses&action=about&id=149205

Kisiwani Group

Kisiwani Group


Garlos will share this loan with the members of his group, Kisiwani. The sixteen group members run a variety of small businesses, from clothes shops, to vegetable and fruit "table top" stands, to carpentry businesses. The members of the group will hold each other accountable for paying back their loans, meeting once a week to make repayments and discuss their businesses. In the picture, Garlos is third from the left wearing a white shirt and looking over his shoulder.
http://www.kiva.org/app.php?page=businesses&action=about&id=146782