A loan of $3,000 helped to purchase a sewing machine and fabric for sewing.

Rukhsora's story

Rukhsora is a young, married woman of the age of 29. She lives in the city of Dushanbe.

Currently Rukhsora does not work, however, she knows how to sew women's national dresses. Now she would like to use her knowledge in the professional arena, and open her own sewing business, which is in high demand. In the beginning her first customers will be relatives, acquaintances and neighbors. She plans to sew one simple dress and one with embroidery per day. Rukhsora will take orders at her home.

In order to realize her goal, Rukhsora requests a loan. For the loan amount, she would like to purchase a sewing machine and fabric for sewing. After having started her own business, Rukhsora will be able to improve the financial situation of the family.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Audhild A.

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