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Makhfirat is 53 years old and she lives in the town of Hamadoni. She works as a teacher at the local school. Owing to her small salary, Makhfirat takes orders for sewing clothes. This works provides additional income for her. She learned how to sew from her mother and has been sewing professionally for over 10 years. Makhfirat is married and has five children. Her two daughters are studying at the institute, and her one son works at a car dealership.

The sewing machine that Makhfirat now uses is very old and has been repaired multiple times. Makhfirat applied for a loan to purchase a new sewing machine, with which, she will be able to sew faster and take on more clients. Mahfirat is hoping for your support!
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Махфират 53 года, живет в селе Хамадони. В местной школе она работает учительницей. Из-за маленькой зарплаты Махфират берет заказы для шитья одежды. Такая работа приносит ей дополнительные средства. Она научилась шить у мамы, и в течение 10 лет пользуется таким ремеслом. Махфират замужем, имеет 5 детей. Две ее дочери учатся в институте, один сын работает в своем дилерском центре.
Вышивальная машинка, которой пользуется Махфират, совсем старая. Она уже много раз ее ремонтировала. Поэтому Махфират обратилась за кредитом, чтобы приобрести новую швейную машинку. Тогда она сможет шить быстрее и брать больше заказов. Махфират надеется на Вашу отзывчивость!

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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
  • 249
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,414,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,575 helped Makhfirat to purchase a new sewing machine to expand her business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 4, 2013
Oct 21, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014