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Aslamhon live in Kulob. He is 44 years old, married and has two sons and two daughters. Aslamhon's wife is a home maker. His eldest daughter has finished school and the rest of the kids are still attending it. Aslamhon makes a living as a woodworker, he makes wooden chests. He has learned his trade from a master woodworker and has had his business for 20 years. Aslamhon purchases lumber in Dushanbe, then makes his trunks at home and drives them to a local market for sale. His eldest son helps his father. Aslamhon is requesting this loan to purchase bulk lumber for trunk making. He is hoping to use the profits to purchase a woodworking machine which will improve the quality of his work.
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Асламхон житель города Куляб. Ему 44 года. У него жена, две дочери и два сына. Жена Асламхон домохозяйка. Старшая дочь закончила школу, а остальные дети еще учатся в школе. Асламхон занимается изготовлением сундука. Он научился этому делу у своего мастера и уже 20 лет как он изготавливает и продает сундуки. Он закупает лесоматериал с города Душанбе, изготавливает сундук у себя дома и затем вывозит на рынок на продажу. В его деле ему помогает старший сын. Асламхон запрашивает кредит для приобретения лесоматериала для изготовления сундука. За счет прибыли он планирует приобрести деревообделочный станок, чтобы улучшить качество 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.

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  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 114
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,875,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $750 helped Aslamhon to purchase lumber for making wooden trunks.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 24, 2013
May 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014