Shoista is 22 years old. She is not married and lives with her parents. Shoista studies at the pedagogical college and teaches pupils. She has a small salary; her parents are pensioners and her brother is a builder. Shoista’s family needs more money- that’s why she decided to start a new business of baking bread in order to generate an income with which she can contribute to the home finances. She studied in the course called: ‘To get ahead’ in a women's organization and got enough skills about business. She is asking for a loan of 1000 somoni to buy flour for organizing this new business. She will get through, using the loan and her business will become a source of income, so that her family can have a good quality of life and better financial opportunities to progress. She awaits your support.
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.