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Same is a master woodworker and makes wooden couches, beds and doors. He learned this trade from his father who has passed away. Same is 33 years old, married and has four children. His wife is a farmer, and his children are still in school. They live together with Same's mother, his sister and two younger brothers. The entier family lives in Tursun-zoda. Same is an experienced craftsman and has a lucrative business. For the last eight years he has been making wooden couches, beds and doors. As he gets a lot of orders, Same hired two assistants, whom he pays a monthly salary. Now Same is requesting a loan to expand his business. He will use the loan to purchase lumber, glue and paint.
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Самеъ является мастером по производству деревянных диванов, кроватей, и дверей. Он научился этому делу у своего отца, которого уже нет в живых. Самеъ 33 года. Он женатый человек и имеет четверых детей. Его жена занимается сельским хозяйством, а дети являются школьниками. Вместе с ними также живут его мать, сестра, двое младших братьев. Они всей семьей проживают в городе Турсунзаде.
Самеъ опытный мастер и у него прибыльный бизнес. Он уже более 8 лет занимается производством деревянных диванов, кроватей, и дверей. Так как у него много заказов, он нанял двух подмастерьев, которым он платит каждый месяц заработную плату. Сейчас Самеъ просит кредит для расширения производства. На сумму кредита он собирается купить лесоматериалы, клей и краски.

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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
  • 212
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,414,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,525 helped Same to purchase lumber, glue and paint in order to expand his business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 14, 2013
Jul 12, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014