A loan of $1,400 helped to purchase new clothing to increase the variety of goods for sale.

Gulrukhon's story

Seventeen years ago, Gulrukhon started her clothing business. Experienced and talented in the business, Gulrukhon has expanded her business into a successful trade, supporting her family. Throughout the last 2 years, IMON has provided ongoing assistance to Gulrukhon’s business through microfinance loans. Committed to growth and successful entrepreneurship, Gulrukhon has used each loan wisely and has repaid each with a perfect credit history. Currently, she is seeking a loan of $1400 USD to purchase additional goods for her business. The well being of Gulrukhon’s family and her business are in your hands. Gulrukhon and her children are sincerely grateful for your support.

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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