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Gulnora was born in 1985 and is hard-working and industrious. Gulnora is divorced and is raising a child. Gulnora wants to organize her own sewing business because she needs to money for herself and her child. Gulnora completed a course on getting ahead offered by a women's organization and got a certificate. She will sew women's dresses at the house. Her friends and neighbors will be her clients. Gulnora is asking for a loan of 5,000 Somoni to buy a sewing machine and fabric. She awaits your support.

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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.


About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 187
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,409,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,050 helped Gulnora to buy a sewing machine and fabric for organizing a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 23, 2013
Jan 9, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 17, 2015