Update on ZiyoboiZiyoboi has worked with fattening cattle for around 10 years. After having repaid his previous loan, he decided to take another one. He is a hardworking man and a good farmer. He is raising six children. He has several livestock at his home, and his wife sells milk and dairy products to the neighbors and also at the market.
Ziyoboi's children are older and he needs to provide each of them with clothing and food. Every Saturday he takes livestock to the market and resells them, and for the income received he purchases food for the home. His children help him. He receives a loan for the purchase of livestock and fodder for them. He has collaborated with our organization for a period of 2 years and hopes for further collaboration and support.
Previous Loan DetailsZiyoboi was born in 1969, he has six children. He used to work in a factory, but after the collapse of the USSR he had to try different businesses and work as a handyman in construction. He took his father's advice and started breeding cattle. He shepherded the cattle on the pastures from dusk ti... More from Ziyoboi's previous loan »
About MDO ArvandMDO Arvand is one of the leading microfinance institutions in Tajikistan, offering small loans to entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. This makes an enormous difference in a country, which is not only the poorest in Central Asia, but also home to a population where two-thirds live below the poverty line. Today, Tajikistan's economy literally depends on remittances being sent from family members working abroad in Russia because there are so few local job opportunities.
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