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Shamsiya is 48 years old. She is divorced and has two children. Her children are 19 and 15 years. Shamsiya has been busy with sewing for more than five years. She sews kurpacha (Uzbek national mattress), scatter, and women dresses.

She sells her products at a local market and has regular customers. Shamsiya manages with this business alone. She, little by little, develops her business.

Shamsiya sews her products at her house. Now, she is going to buy a new, modern sewing machine because her sewing machine is old. Shamsiya is asking for a loan of 5,000 Somoni (TJS) to buy a sewing machine to increase working capital. She awaits your mercy.

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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
  • 211
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,414,450
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.9
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,025 helped Shamsiya to buy a sewing machine to increase working capital.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 5, 2014
May 27, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2015