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Shodigul lives in Nurek, a town located 70 km southeast of Dushanbe, the capital. She is 29 years old and married. She has two young children: a son who is four and a daughter who is nine months old.

While her husband does odd jobs, Shodigul works as a seamstress. She has been involved in this activity for two years already. She sews traditional Tajik dresses for women, fulfilling orders at home.

She is requesting a loan to purchase a sewing machine, which will allow her to work faster and more efficiently.
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Шодигул живет в городе Нурек. Нурек находится в 70 км к юго-востоку от столицы Таджикистана. Шодигул замужем. Ей 29 лет. У нее двое маленьких детей - сыну 4 года, а дочьке 9 месяцев. Муж Шодигул разнорабочий. Сама Шодигул работает швеёй уже два года. Она вышивает национальные женские платья и принимает заказы у себя на дому. Шодигул запрашивает кредит для приобретения швейной машины, чтобы улучшить и ускорить процесс своей работы.

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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
  • 109
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,894,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Shodigul to purchase a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Apr 10, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014