Check out some available loans that are similar to this one!
Akhtam is a 28-year-old, young man. He has a wife and one small infant, with whom he resides in the Jilikul region. Akhtam is engaged in agriculture.

At the moment, he wants to help his wife to open a sewing business. His wife knows how to embroider women's national dresses, but does not have a sewing machine.

Akhtam is asking for a loan to buy his wife a new, modernized sewing machine. His wife plans to take orders at home and to sew two dresses per day.

The business will bring them good profits and their financial situation will be much improved.
View original language description ↓
Ахтам 28-летний молодой человек. У него жена и один маленький ребенок, с которыми он проживает в районе Джиликуль. Ахтам занимается сельским хозяйством. В данный момент он хочет помочь жене в открытии ее швейного бизнеса. Его жена умеет вышивать женские национальные платья, но не имеет швейной машинки. Ахтам просит кредит, чтобы купить жене новую модернизированную швейную машинку. Его жена планирует принимать заказы у себя дома и шить в день по два платья. Данный бизнес будет приносить им хорошую прибыль и их финансовое состояние намного улучшится.

Additional Information

More information about this loan

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
  • 189
    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 $425 helped Akhtam to buy a sewing machine to help his wife start a business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014