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Shohsanam is a 29-year-old widow with 1 child. She and her child live in her parents' home in Qubadiyon, which is located in the southern part of Tajikistan. For the last 5 years, Shohsanam has been growing crops. She rents a plot of land where she grows various types of melons. As it is now planting season, she is seeking a loan to purchase watermelon seeds, mineral fertilizers, and fuel, as well as to pay for the services of a tractor driver. She plans to use the income generated by this loan to carry out home repairs and to improve her living conditions.
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Шохсанам вдова с одним ребенком. Ей 29 лет. Она со своим ребенком живет в доме у родителей в Кубадияне в южной части Таджикистана. Шохсанам занимается растениеводством более 5 лет. Она арендует земельный участок, где выращивает бахчевые культуры. Так как сейчас сезон посева, Шохсанам обратилась за кредитом. Она просит кредит для приобретения семян арбуза, минеральных удобрений, топлива и оплаты тракториста. За счет прибыли с урожая Шохсанам планирует сделать ремонт в доме и улучшить условия проживания.

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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
  • 226
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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 $550 helped Shohsanam to purchase watermelon seeds, mineral fertilizer, and fuel, and to pay for the services of a tractor driver.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 14, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014