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Mamlakat is kind and smart woman. She is married and has 5 children and 2 grandchildren. She works at the library. Her husband is a director of the Culture Center. Both of them have a small salary. Her children are adults and have their own jobs but Mamlakay’s family needs to add income as they have a big expense. Mamlakat plans to organize her own business with selling food products. She is planning to sell food items in a store which is near to her house. Her neighbors were glad when the heard about Mamlakat’s plan to organize a food items store because the local market is located far from their street. She took the course titled ‘To Get Ahead’ from a woman’s organization and got a certificate. She is asking for a loan of 1600 Somoni to buy food items for organizing new business. She awaits your support.

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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.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 245
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,414,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $350 helped Mamlakat to buy food items for her new food market.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 7, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014