Jalil K. is 53 years old, married and he and his wife raised three children. All of their children are married except one who lives at home. Jalil sells clothing and shoes for women in the local central market which is called “Panjshanbe”. Once a week Jalil travels to the neighboring city Istaravshan to purchase new goods to sell. His younger son (who is pictured in the photo) helps Jalil with the business. Jalil and his son are very polite and open people by nature, and this helps them in their business. For 10 years he has managed to have great clientele. Jalil‘s business is stable and brings the main income, allowing his family to improve their living conditions and make their plans for the future. This year is very important for Jalil as he is going to arrange the marriage of his elder son. For this reason he wants to increase the range of his goods. With this purpose he requests $600 US Dollars for the term of 6 months. The loan will be spent on new summer clothing and shoes for women. Jalil would like to thank everyone for their support and promises to pay the loan in time. Jalil is counting on your help. With your help he can arrange the marriage of his dear eldest son.
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.