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Mahfuza is married and has three children. She is married to a lovely man who is a singer. She is a seamstress and sews very wonderful women's dresses. She wants to get additional income by selling clothes. She wants to organize a new business. With this aim, she studied in a course called, "To get ahead", which was offered by a women's organization. There she got business skills. Her shop will be near her workshop. She is asking for a loan of 2000 somoni to buy cloth for organizing the new business. Her business will be 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.

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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
  • 105
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,913,125
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Mahfuza to buy cloth for organizing her new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
12 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 28, 2012
Oct 16, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2013