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Tutikhon lives in the Shahrituz region. She is 40 years old, married, and has 6 children. She has a high school education. Two of her children are migrant workers in a foreign country. She is a housewife, but she now wants to get into food sales. She has got premises that she has renovated to be used as a shop. Tutikhon is seeking a loan to buy food products so she can open a grocery store and go into business for herself.
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Тутихон проживает в районе Шахритус. Она замужем. Ей 40 лет. У нее шестеро детей. Тутихон имеет среднее образование. Двое его сыновей находятся на заработках за рубежом.
Тутихон домохозяйка. На сегодняшний день она хочет заняться торговлей. Тутихон приобрела помещение, которое отремонтировала под магазин. Тутихон берет кредит для покупки продуктов питания, чтобы открыть продуктовый магазин и начать свой бизнес.

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This loan is part of Humo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 4-month grace period on the loan. 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 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
  • 156
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,656,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $500 helped Tutikhon to buy food products with which to open a shop.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 18, 2014