Mahfirat has been engaged in business for many years. She is married and has 4 children. Her business is located in the food market in Spitamen, a district of Khujand, Tajikistan. She started her business from selling macaroni and cookies which she bought from workshops and had little profit.
Mahfirat became a client of MLF Microinvest in 2003 and, from the loans, she expanded her assortment of food products. Gradually she increased her working capital and could rent one food shop from the market owner in Spitamen.Today she sells different kinds of food products and also has the opportunity to buy meat and milk product as she has refrigeration at her food store. She is requesting 4100 somoni from KIVA lenders to make the next purchase for her food store.