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Mahfuza H. is 30 years old. She is the mother of two small children. Due to matters of fate, she ended up living alone and is bringing up her children by herself.

Mahfuza was in need of her own income source to cover her household expenses and some medical expenses for her children. It was then that a friend introduced her to the clothing business. This occurred 5 years ago, and to date she has obtained very good earnings.

Now Mahfuza requires capital to purchase school clothing for teenagers for re-sale being that she has very loyal customers who continue to buy from her ever since she started the business. For this reason, she is requesting a loan for 2000 Somoni (600 USD), which she will repay in 8 months. With your support, Mahfuza will be able to offer her children a higher quality of life.

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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
  • 181
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,358,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.4
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Mahfuza purchasing new school clothing for teenagers to increase her range of goods.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Sep 25, 2008
Sep 11, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009