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Shahodat is 49 years old. She and her husband have raised three children. Shahodat's husband is pictured as she was not well that day and her husband is assisting her in the business.

Shahodat sells oriental sleeves jackets and national dresses. In Tajikistan, it is a tradition about one week after a wedding party to invite the young couple and their closest relatives to visit the bride's parents. During this family occasion the bride is dressed in the beautiful national dress and oriental sleeves jacket with national hat. Shahodat has been in this business for 7 years. Her customers are happy with the goods and services she provides. Her business is the main source of income for her family and generates stable profit.

Today Shahodat requests a US$1,000 loan for a term of 6 months. She is planning to increase the range of goods she sells by purchasing new oriental sleeves jackets and national dresses for sale. Shahodat has received previous loans from IMON and proven herself a reliable client. She thanks all for their support and promises to repay the loan in time.

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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
  • 191
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,414,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Shahodat to purchase new oriental sleeves jackets and national dresses for sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 15, 2008
Jan 27, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 3, 2008