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Mahbuba is a 43-year old widow with four children. She has two sons and two daughters of the age of 17 and 21. They live in the city of Kulob. Mahbuba's eldest son is currently abroad as a migrant worker, the youngest son is a student, the eldest daughter works together with her mother and the other daughter is a housewife.

Mahbuba raised the children alone and she supports the family. For a period of 10 years, Mahbuba worked with sales, and she has a large experience. She works with selling women's clothing and underwear at the local market. She spends the income received from the business on family's expenses and on managing the business.

Currently she needs a loan. Mahbuba requests a loan for the purchase of an assortment of women's clothing and underwear, for expanding her business.
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Махбуба 43-летняя вдова с четырьмя детьми. У нее двое сыновей и двое дочерей в возрасте от 17 лет до 21 года. Они проживают в городе Куляб. Старший сын Махбубы в данное время находится на заработках в загранице, младший сын студент, старшая дочь работает вместе с матерью, а вторая дочь домохозяйка. Махбуба одна воспитала детей и обеспечивает семью. В течение 10 лет Махбуба работает в сфере торговли и имеет хороший опыт. Она занимается продажей женской одежды и женского нижнего белья на рынке города. Прибыль, получаемый с деятельности она тратит на семейные расходы и продвигает бизнес. Сейчас она нуждается в кредите. Махбуба просит кредит для закупа ассортимента сезонной женской одежды и женского нижнего белья для развития бизнеса.

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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
  • 98
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,901,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,000 helped Mahbuba to purchase an assortment of seasonal women's clothing and underwear, for developing her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 3, 2013
Jul 13, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014