Aug 2013

Beibitkul Tohtametova

Market Trading Esik, 2011 Beibitkul Tohtametova, a young widow and mother of three, became an ACF group lending client in 2008. During the difficult times following the loss of her husband and her third pregnancy, Beibitkul was also responsible for managing the debt incurred by her late husband from a start-up business market trading loan. […]

Aug 2013

Meruert Ismailova

House Construction Shelek, 2012 Meruert Ismailova is a 62-year-old resident of Lavar, a small village located 105km from Almaty. Maruert has lived in Lavar for five years, with her husband, Aytkozha, and her 10-year-old granddaughter, Zhazira.