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Mashkhura is a young and married woman of the age of 21. She lives together with her husband and small child in the northern part of Tajikistan, in the city of Istaravshan.

Mashkhura is independent and earns money for living herself. She has worked with sewing women's national dresses for a period of seven years. She sews beautifully and accurate, and therefore she always has many clients.

Mashkhura learned to cut and sew from her mother when she was already young. Currently her knowledge helps her support the family. Mashkhura requests a loan for the purchase of a computerized sewing machine to expand her business. She hopes for your support!
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Машхура молодая замужняя женщина в возрасте 21 года. Она живет с мужем и маленьким ребенком в северной части Таджикистана, в городе Истаравшан. Машхура независимая и сама зарабатывает на жизнь. Она занимается шитьем национальных женских платьев на протяжении 7 лет. Она шьет красиво и качественно, поэтому у нее всегда много клиентов. Машхура научилась кройке и шитью у своей матери еще в юном возрасте. Сегодня это ее умение помогает ей обеспечивать семью. Машхура запрашивает кредит для покупки компьютерной швейной машинки для расширения деятельности. И надеется на Вашу поддержку!

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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
  • 186
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,382,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Mashkhura to purchase a computerized sewing machine for expanding her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2013
Jun 30, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2014