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Lolajon is a 63-year-old widow with four children. Not long ago she lost her husband, with whom she had lived side by side for almost 40 years. It was difficult for her, but she came to terms with it, as she has children and grandchildren she needs to live for, as well as work that she has to continue.

For 20 years, Lolajon has been working as Delegate of the Isoyev division of the J. Rumy region. The residents of her village respect her for her honesty and fairness. All of her children are adults now and support themselves. Lolajon wants to fill up her life and not give in to sadness. Therefore she has decided to start her own business, "Fatten and Sell Cattle". She intends to breed big-horned cattle. She has a cow shed in the her yard and some feed. Lolajon is asking for a loan of US$2,000 for her business. She wants to buy cows and calves and start working.
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Лолачон 63-летняя вдова, имеющая четверых детей. Недавно она потеряла мужа, с которым жила бок о бок почти 40 лет. Ей было трудно, но она смирилась с потерей, так как у нее есть дети и внуки ради которых она должна жить, а также работа, которую необходимо продолжить. Лолачон в течение 20 лет работает Депутатом джамоата Исоева района Дж.Руми. Жители ее села уважают ее за честность и справедливость. Все ее дети уже взрослые и самостоятельно зарабатывают. Лолачон хочет заполнить свою жизнь и не предаваться грусти. Поэтому она решилась начать свой бизнес, "Откорм-продажа скота". Она собирается выращивать крупнорогатый скот. У нее есть коровник во дворе дома и немного корма. Лолачон просит кредит в размере 2000 долларов США для своего дела. Она хочет закупить коров и телят и начать деятельность.

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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
  • 171
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,662,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Lolajon to buy cows and calves in order to start a business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 28, 2013
Sep 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2013