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Idigul is a skilled and enterprising woman of 52, and resides in the town of Vahdat. She is married and all her children are already grown and living on their own. By profession, Idigul is a seamstress. Over the course of ten years, she has been engaged in sewing. Mainly, Idigul sews women's national dresses. Since she has a lot of experience, many women and girls approach to her with orders. Idigul is pleased with her work, since she is able to help her husband to support the family. At the moment, she wants to expand her activities.

Idigul is requesting a loan to buy a computerized sewing machine, with the help of which the process of her work will be sped up. And besides this, she will be able to make beautiful embroidery on dresses by request of her customers, which is now in vogue. Naturally in this manner her income is increasing and she plans a major overhaul of her home.
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Идигул умелая и предприимчивая женщина в возрасте 52 лет, проживает в городке Вахдат. Она замужем и все ее дети уже взрослые и самостоятельные. Идигул по профессии швея. Она в течение 10 лет занимается шитьем. В основном Идигул шьет женские национальные платья. Так как у нее хороший опыт, к ней обращаются много женщин и девушек с заказами. Идигул довольна своей работой, ведь она помогает мужу обеспечивать семью. В данный момент она хочет расширить свою деятельность. Идигул просит кредит, чтобы купить компьютерную швейную машинку, с помощью которой процесс ее работы ускорится. И к тому же она сможет делать на платьях по желанию своих клиенток красивые вышивки, которые сейчас в моде. Естественно таким образом ее доход увеличится и она планирует провести капитальный ремонт в доме.

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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
  • 187
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,381,275
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,575 helped Idigul to buy a computerized sewing machine to expand her activities.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Oct 23, 2013
Nov 18, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015