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Shahlo is a 35-year-old woman living in the Qumsangir region. She has two children and lives with her parents.

Shahlo works in the service industry as a dressmaker. She has been sewing dresses in the Tajik national style for eight years now. She takes orders from home. She would like to get this loan in order to buy a sewing machine.
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Шахло проживает в районе Кумсангир. Ей 35 лет. У нее двое детей. Шахло живет с родителями. Она предоставляет услугу. Шахло портниха, она уже три года занимается шитьем национальных платьев. Она принимает заказы на дому.
Шахло берет кредит для покупки швейной машинки.

Additional Information

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
  • 101
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,901,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,800 helped Shahlo to purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 15, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 15, 2013