Gulbahor is a hardworking and ambitious woman. She is a widow and is therefore the one responsible for feeding her family. She has 3 children who work, but they have small incomes. Gulbahor and her family live poorly.
Gulbahor has decided to start a new business selling fabrics in order to generate an income with which she can contribute to her home’s finances. She will sell her merchandise at the local market. Gulbahor completed the 'To Get Ahead' course through the organization, and learned enough skills about business. Her children will also help her with the business.
She is asking for a loan of 5000 Somoni to buy fabrics to start her new business. She awaits your support.
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.