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Sharif is 55 years old. He has a wife and four children. Sharif's eldest son is engaged in raising livestock. Sharif himself is an experienced farmer. He has been engaged in agriculture for 15 years. He has 0.30 hectares of land, where he grows vegetables (mainly potatoes). At the same time, Sharif works in the aluminum factory.

Now, Sharif is requesting a loan to purchase seed potatoes. He plans to use profit from the harvest to buy cattle.
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Шарифу 55 лет. У него жена и четверо детей. Старший сын Шарифа занимается животноводством. Сам Шариф является опытным дехканином. Он занимается земледелием уже 15 лет. У него имеется 0,30га земли, где он выращивает овощи (в основном картошку). Одновремнно Шариф работает в Алюминиевом заводе. Сейчас Шариф запрашивает кредит для приобретения семян картофеля. За счет прибыли с урожая он планирует приобрести скот.

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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
  • 219
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,723,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Sharif to purchase seed potatoes.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 14, 2013
Mar 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014