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Firuza
Firuza is very kind and nice but she has a very difficult life because she is a widow and has not any children. She lives with her parents, and her parents are pensioners. Firuza is the only breadwinner in the family. She has been working at grocery selling but her income doesn’t enough for improving her living conditions. She decided to organize a new business. She is going to open a café where she can serve her clients. She aims to prepare the best foods for her community. She is asking for a loan to buy a fridge and tables for her new café. Please, help her to organize this business.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of IMON International's startup loan program called Sarchashma ("spring" in the local language). Sarchashma loans are tailored to women who have feasible business ideas but lack the funds to get started. In addition to credit, these women also receive special training from the National Association of Business Women of Tajikistan to develop business plans. They also have the opportunity to participate in IMON's "Woman Entrepreneur, Get Ahead" program, a three-day intensive training course. By funding this loan, you are supporting borrowers who have limited options to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. 

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
  • 165
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,362,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Firuza to purchase a fridge and tables for new café.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
21 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Irregularly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jun 29, 2012
Listed
Jul 12, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Feb 17, 2014