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Sitora is a 30-year-old seamstress, living in the Rudaki region. She has working as a seamstress for over four years. Sitora is married and has two children. Her husband, not able to find well-paying work, left to work in another country.

Sitora is a high-energy and intelligent woman. She looks after her children and at the same time is engaged in her work. She sews mainly women's traditional dresses in various styles. Her customers are always pleased with her work. Now Sitora wants to expand her sewing business and is asking for a loan to buy a new computerized sewing machine. With this machine she will be able to sew faster and better and be able to make dresses with beautiful decorative embroidery.
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Ситора 30-летняя швея, проживает в районе Рудаки. Она на протяжении более 4 лет занимается швейным делом. Ситора замужем, имеет двух детей. Ее муж не найдя хорошо оплачиваемую работу на родине, уехал на заработки в другую страну. Ситора энергичная и умелая женщина. Она успевает и присматривать за детьми и одновременно заниматься собственным делом. Ситора шьет в основном женские национальные платья разных фасонов. Клиентки всегда остаются довольными ее услугами. Сейчас Ситора хочет расширить свое швейное дело и просит кредит для купли новой компьютерной швейной машинки. Благодаря этой машинке она будет шить быстрее и качественнее, а также сможет делать на платьях красивые модные вышивки.

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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.


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  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 217
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $29,723,700
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Sitora to buy a new computerized sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 9, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Dec 17, 2014