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Gulsin is married and has three children. She always wanted to provide them with a good education. Since her husband’s income is not enough to provide the family with a good quality of life. Gulsin decided to start a new animal husbandry business in order to generate an income with which she can contribute to her home’s finances. She studied the course ‘To Get Ahead’ at a women's organization and gained skills in the business. Her children will help her with the business. She will be a very successful businesswoman as she is hardworking and smart. She is asking for a loan of 1,000 Somoni to buy cattle for organizing her 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
  • 183
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,367,950
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $225 helped Gulsin to buy cattle to start a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 27, 2013
Mar 31, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014