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Shohin is 41, married, and lives in Dushanbe with his wife, two sons, and two daughters. Shohin has a college education and is an engineer. Now he would like to start a new business to improve his living conditions and has decided to drive a taxi. He has experience driving and has already chosen a taxi route. Shohin has asked for a loan in order to accomplish his goal. He will use the loan along with his savings to buy a car and start driving passengers. Shohin thanks everyone for their support in advance.
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Шохину 41 год. Он женат и живет с женой, двумя сыновьями и двумя дочерьми в городе Душанбе. У Шохин высшее образование. Он по специальности инженер. Сейчас он хотел бы начать новую деятельность, чтобы улучшить условия проживания. Шохин собирается заняться предоставлением услуги такси. У него есть опыт вождения и он уже выбрал маршрутную линию, по которой он будет развозить пассажиров. Чтобы осуществить свое намерение Шохин просит кредит. Он на сумму кредита вместе суммой своего сбережения хочет купить автомобиль и начать деятельность. Шохин заранее благодарит всех за поддержку.

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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
  • 154
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,656,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,600 helped Shohin to buy a car and start a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 21, 2013
Jun 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013