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Maknuna is a hard working woman. She is 39 years old. She is married and is raising two children. She has always dreamed of starting her own business and finding a source of income. From when she was a child, Maknuna enjoyed sewing dresses. Love of this trade and a lot of hard work, gave her the ability to thoroughly learn all of the nuances of sewing clothes. After a number of disappointments in her personal life, Maknuna decided to take control of her future. She completed the course of "Woman Entrepreneur, Get Ahead", which is organized by the National Association of Business Women of Tajikistan.

Now, Maknuna wants to start her own business of sewing women's clothing. She is asking for a loan of 2,500 USD to purchase a sewing machine and some fabrics. She is waiting for your kindness and is hoping for your generosity.
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Макнуна трудолюбивая женщина. Ей 39 лет. Она замужем и на воспитании имеет 2 детей. Она всегда мечтала организовать свой бизнес и найти источник дохода. Макнуна с детства любила заниматься шитьем платьев. Любовь к своему делу и упорный труд дали ей возможность в совершенстве изучать все тонкости по шитью одежды. После того, как ее муж стал изменять ей, Макнуна была в обиде и поставила себе цель стать успешной в жизни. Она обучилась на курсе «Добейся Успеха» организованного Ассоциация Деловых Женщин и получила сертификат. Макнуна хочет организовать свой бизнес шитьем женской одежды. Она запрашивает займ на сумму 2500 долларов США для покупки швейной машинки и тканей. Она ждет вашу доброту и надеется на ваше милосердие.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of IMON International's startup loan program called Sarchashma ("spring" in the local language). Sarchashma loans are tailored to women who have feasible business ideas but lack the funds to get started. In addition to credit, these women also receive special training from the National Association of Business Women of Tajikistan to develop business plans. They also have the opportunity to participate in IMON's "Woman Entrepreneur, Get Ahead" program, a three-day intensive training course. 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 IMON International

IMON International (IMON) is a micro-deposit organization in Tajikistan that provides entrepreneurs with access to high quality financial products and services, including business loans, agriculture loans, consumer loans and micro-leases. Aiming to alleviate poverty, the organization helps unbanked individuals establish businesses in different sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture and service. Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and traders in Tajikistan.


About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 106
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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 $2,500 helped Maknuna to buy a sewing machine and fabrics so she can start a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 13, 2013
Oct 5, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 17, 2014