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Shukrona, aged 23, is a bright and hardworking woman. She is not married and still lives with her parents. She is also very skillful and possesses "golden hands" (she sews beautiful dresses).

Shukrona learned her trade from a seamstress. After practicing for several years, she is now confident that she can turn her skills into a business. With this goal in mind, she has taken a course sponsored by the Association of Business Women and entitled "Achieving Success", which taught her how to efficiently start a business.

Shukroma intends to offer sewing services from home. She is requesting a loan of 2,000 somoni for the purchase of a sewing machine and some fabrics, in order to start her new business.

She plans to use her income to buy all the necessities that she and her parents need. Thanks to her new business, she will be able to support herself. She is awaiting your kindness.
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Шукроне 23 года. Она умная и трудолюбивая женщина. Шукрона не замужем и живет с родителями. Она умелая женщина и имеет «золотые руки». Шукрона шьет красивые платья. Она научилась у портнихи этому ремеслу. Она несколько лет практиковалась и теперь она уверена в себе, что может воплотить свое ремесло в бизнес. С такой целью она обучилась в курсе «Добейся Успеха» организованный Ассоциация Деловых Женщин и научилась, как правильно организовать бизнес. Она будет преподнести услуги швеи у себя дома. Она запрашивает займ на сумму 2000 сомони для покупки швейной машинки и ткани для организации бизнеса. От полученного дохода она планирует купить все не обходимые вещи для себя и родителей. С бизнесом она будет справляться сама. Она ждет вашу доброту.

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More information about this loan

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
  • 268
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,420,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Shukrona to buy a sewing machine and some fabrics to start her new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 29, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014