Aziza is 19 years old. She is not married and lives with her parents. She is a very hard-working girl and has decided to start a new business sewing women’s dresses in order to generate an income with which she can contribute to her family’s finances. She took a course on “How to get ahead” at a women’s organization and acquired some business skills. Aziza is confident she will be a very successful business woman as she is hardworking and smart. She is asking for a loan of 1,000 Somoni to buy a sewing machine for her new business. She will get through, using her loan to grow her business so that it will become a source of income and help her family to have both 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.