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Shaymardan is a 57 year-old farmer who lives in the Shahritus region. His character and lifestyle completely correspond to the meaning of his name, which means strong, brave and peace-loving person. Shaymardan's father was a farmer, and he inherited his father's profession. Since childhood, he has worked the land and knows that farming requires no small effort. For the past 12 years, Shaymardan has grown onions, corn, rice for sale. His whole family helps him with this work. Over the years, he has expanded the area of productive land. Over the course two years, he has been renting a 2 hectare plot of land . Currently, he has planted rice on a .40 hectare plot of land, corn on a 1 hectare plot of land, and is planning to plant onions on the remaining land. To that end, Shaymardan has applied for a loan. He wants to buy onion seeds, fertilizer and fuel. Shaymardan is looking forward to the future with hope, sees there a rich harvest, and boldly goes toward his goals.
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Шаймардан 57 летний фермер, проживающий в районе Шахритус. Его характер и стиль жизни полностью соответствует значению его имени, что означает сильный, смелый и миролюбивый человек. Отец Шаймардана был фермером, и он унаследовал профессию отца. Он с детства работал на земле и знает, что землеводство требует не малый труд. Шаймардан уже 12 лет как выращивает лук, кукурузу, рис для продажи. Вся его семья помогает ему в деятельности. За эти годы он расширил участок орошаемой земли. В течении двух лет он с дехканского хозяйства арендует 2 га участок земли. В данное время он на 0,40 га участке земли посеял рис, на 1 га земли кукурузу, а на остальном участке он собирается посеять лук. С такой целью Шаймардан обратился за кредитом. Он хочет приобрести семян лука, минеральных удобрений и топлива. Шаймардан с надеждой смотрит вперед в будущее, и видит там богатый урожай и смело идет к своей цели.

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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
  • 168
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,656,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD
A loan of $2,100 helped Shaymardan to purchase fertilizer, fuel and onion seeds.
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 17, 2013
Oct 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 3, 2013