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Olima
Olima Z. is 43 years old. She is a widow with five children. When her husband passed away, she was left without any steady income. Supporting this large family on her own was very difficult. Struggling against the difficult life, Olima learned to process dried fruits and clingstone apricots 9 years ago. The business went along successfully after it started.



Thanks to this activity she has been able to open a grocery store near her house where her daughter sells foodstuffs. Her elder son left for Russia two years ago to try to earn some money. Every month he sends his mother on average US$ 200.



Today Olima is requesting a loan of 2900 Somoni (850 USD) with a term of 8 months. She hopes to use the loan to purchase more dried fruits due to great demand from her customers. Olima and her children are sincerely grateful for your support.

Additional Information

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

  • $1,388
    Average annual income
  • 202
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $28,310,675
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.4
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Olima purchasing dried fruits for processing and sale.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Disbursed:
Sep 21, 2008
Listed
Sep 7, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Covered
Ended:
Jun 15, 2009