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Rohatoy
K. Rohatoy is 43 years old. She is married and has four children. Since she has lived with her husband, she has worked in the business of buying and selling cattle. She walks through the farms and several settlements to buy cattle at the lowest price to be able to increase her profits. She currently has two cows. Now Rohatoy wants to expand her business. Because her children are grown, she thinks that she will be able to looking after more cattle with their help. She is asking for a loan of 2500 Somoni to purchase young cattle. Rohatoy expresses her gratitude to everyone supporting her and promises to repay the loan on time.

More about Tajikistan and IMON International



Tajikistan is known for its rich history, which includes a key post along the Silk Road and the end of Alexander the Great's rule. It has also produced great thinkers, philosophers, scientists and poets, including Rudaki, Avicenna, Ferdowsi, Omar Khayyam, Jomi, and Rumi. The country is home to communities that still speak the ancient Sogdian language, epic mountain passes, and a civilization that dates back to the 4th millennium BC. And, even today, it is a complex mixture of the Islamic faith, Soviet culture, New West culture and Central Asian traditions.

But Tajikistan is also the poorest of the former Soviet republics. The civil war, which ignited soon after its independence from the U.S.S.R., further damaged the already weak economy. In addition, 93% of the country is mountainous and only 7% of the land is arable. These conditions have resulted in high levels of unemployment and have forced hundreds of thousands to seek work in other countries, mainly Russia. While the people of Tajikistan are working to improve its agricultural production and manufacturing sector, nearly two-thirds of the population still live in abject poverty.

IMON's History

Since December 2007, IMON International has worked closely with Kiva and Kiva lenders to ensure that poor and low income clients represent a viable business proposition. Funds raised through Kiva have already been distributed to thousands of IMON International's clients and will continue to provide thousands more with permanent access to the varied financial services they need. To learn more about IMON International's work, please visit: www.imon.tj

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About IMON International

IMON International (IMON) is a micro-deposit organization in Tajikistan that provides entrepreneurs with access to high quality financial products and services, including business loans, agriculture loans, consumer loans and micro-leases. Aiming to alleviate poverty, the organization helps unbanked individuals establish businesses in different sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture and service. Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and traders in Tajikistan.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 157
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,621,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.4
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Rohatoy to purchase small cattle in order to expand the business and to improve the living conditions of the family.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
7 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 1, 2009
Listed
Jun 29, 2009
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Dec 15, 2009