S. Nodirahon is 24 years old and she lives in the Spitamen region of Tajikistan. She applied to MicroInvest in 2007 and today she is an active client. She started her own business from scratch and through the loans she organized this business in wholesale rice trading. Despite her young age, she has been engaged in the business for 8 years. She works directly with the suppliers and delivers rice to the many traders in her region at very low prices. She is now applying to Kiva for an 8 month loan of $775 to open a new trade outlet.