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Mahbuba G. lives in the city of Tursun-zoda. She is 47 years old, married and has 3 children. She has finished high school. She is a seamstress by training. This is what she does now. Mahbuba works in an atelier where she sews traditional clothing. She has been doing this for 5 years. Now, that it is spring, there are more customers wanting to buy her products, this is why Mahbuba would like to increase volume of her goods. Mahbuba needs to buy cloth and ensure that her equipment functions well (fix her sewing machine). Therefore, she decided to ask for a loan amounting to $875, which will help her. Mahbuba plans to repay the loan within 8 months.

Гулямова Махбуба проживает в городе Турсун-заде. Ей 47 лет , она замужем и имеет 3 детей. Имеет средне - профессиональное образование. По специальности она портниха. Так и занимается своим делом. Работает в швейном ателье по пошиву национальной одежды. Занимаентся швейным делом уже 5 лет. С приходом весны спрос на ее продукцию увеличился, поэтому Махбуба хочет увеличить объем производимой продукции. А для этого ей надо закупить материал и обеспечить себя бесперебойной работой техники( отремонтировать швейную машину). Поэтому она решила получить кредит в размере 875 долларов США , который поможет ей. А погасить кредит Махбуба сможет в течении 8 месяцев.

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About MLO Humo and Partners

MLO Humo and Partners is a microfinance institution in Tajikistan that aims to support vulnerable and underserved populations living in rural areas through financial and consulting services for small businesses. Kiva loans are used by groups and individual borrowers to start and grow businesses and build brighter futures for themselves, their families and their communities. This is especially important in Tajikistan, the poorest country in Central Asia, where more than two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 103
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,901,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.5
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $875 helped Mahbuba purchase cloth and repair the sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 26, 2008
May 12, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2009