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Ali lives in the Shahrituz region of Tajikistan. He's 56 years years old and has a wife and two grown sons, both of whom are currently working out of the country. Ali makes a living as a farmer but wants to expand his business to cattle breeding. He owns a barn near his residence that can be used to house the cattle. He needs a loan in order to purchase 3 heads of large-horned cattle with feed. He's planning to fatten them for a month and then resell the cattle at the market for a profit.
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Али житель района Шахритус. Ему 56 лет. У него жена и двое взрослых сыновей. В данное время оба его сыновей находятся на заработках за границей. Сам Али занимается сельским хозяйством. Сейчас он хочет начать животноводческую деятельность. Его интересует купля-продажа крупнорогатого скота. При дворе дома у него имеется сарай для содержания скота. Чтобы начать бизнес, он запрашивает кредит для закупа трех голов крупнорогатого скота и его корма. Он планирует откармливать скот в течение месяца и затем перепродавать с наценкой на скотном рынке.

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This loan is part of Humo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 4-month grace period on the loan. 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 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
  • 171
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,662,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,075 helped Ali to purchase 3 heads of large-horned cattle and cattle fodder.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 25, 2013
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014