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Marhamat T. lives in the Rudaki region. She sews women's clothing and Tajik national dresses. She has a big family, but two of her sons are disabled. She has to work a lot to be able to care after her children. Marhamat is 52 years old. In spite her children being sick they all help one another. The season for her business is here and this is why she wants to increase commodity turnaround by buying new fabrics. This will allow her to increase family income. The local residents will also be able to have a wider selection options and buy modern clothing. She wants to receive a loan for US$725 and pay it off within 10 months.

Translated from Russian by Elena Fedorchuk, Kiva Volunteer.

Тошматова Мархамат жительница района Рудаки.Занимается пошивом одежды для женщин. Шьет национальные платья. У нее большая семья , но двое сыновей инвалиды. Поэтому ей приходится много работать , чтобы лечить детей. Мархамат 52 года. Не смотря на то , что дети болеют они все вместе помогают друг другу. Сейчас наступил сезон ее бизнеса. Поэтому она хочет увеличить товарооборот , путем закупки нового материала. Это поможет ей увеличить доходы семьи. Кроме того население . которое пользуется ее услугами сможет иметь выбор и покупать модные платья. Для этого она хочет получить кредит в размере 725 долларов США. А погасить кредит сможет в течении 10 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
  • 190
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,414,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.5
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $725 helped Marhamat to buy new fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 17, 2008
Jun 2, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 15, 2009