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Marifat
Marifat is a widow and a responsible mother of two children. She is a hard-working, smart and kind woman. When her husband passed away, she had a hard time surviving those days and thought about how to make money in order to feed her children. It was then that she started to prepare flatbread together with her relatives. She dreams of placing her children into a good school and wants and sees them becoming educated and hard-working people in the future. She has been involved in this business for over five years. She wants to expand her business and earn a lot of money for her children. Marifat wants to obtain a loan in the sum of $2300 for the purchase of flour to stock in order to expand her business. She wants to thank all of the creditors in advance for the support and mercy.
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Маърифат вдова и ответственная мать 2 детей. Она трудолюбивая, умная и добрая женщина. Когда её муж покинул их, она тяжело переносила те дни и думала, как зарабатывать денег чтобы кормит своих детей. Тогда она начала заниматься приготовлением лепешек со своими родственниками. Она мечтает, устроит своих детей в хорошую школу, и она хочет, видит их в будущем образованными и трудолюбивыми человеками. Она занимается этим бизнесом более 5 лет. Она хочет расширить свой бизнес и зарабатывать много денег для своих детей. Маърифат хотела бы получить займ в размере 2300$ США для покупки муку на запас с целью расширения бизнеса. Она заранее хочет, благодарит всех кредиторов за поддержку и милосердие.

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

  • $1,388
    Average annual income
  • 291
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $28,680,475
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,300 helped Marifat to purchase flour.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Aug 9, 2011
Listed
Sep 1, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
N/A
Ended:
Aug 16, 2012