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Gulsunoy is continuing the craft of her mother. She is 52 and has 22 years of experience sewing traditional dresses. She takes orders from her home in the Rudaki district. Over the years she has established herself as a professional seamstress. Her orders are always high-quality and completed on time. Her daugter-in-law and her daughter help her with the business. For all these years Gulsunoy has been working with her old sewing machine. This machine is now out of order. She is requesting a loan in order to buy a new sewing machine so that she can continue her sewing business. This loan is very important for her.
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Гулсуной продолжает ремесло своей матери. Ей 52 года. Она на протяжении 22 лет занимается пошивом платьев национальных фасонов. Гулсуной принимает заказы у себя дома в районе Рудаки. За эти годы она зарекомендовала себя как профессиональная швея. Ее заказы всегда выполняются качественно и в срок. Ей помогают в деле невестка и дочери. Все эти годы Гулсуной шила на своей старой машинке. Теперь ее машинка уже выходит из строя и во время шитья причиняет ей неудобств. Гулсуной просит кредит, чтобы купить новую швейную машинку для продолжения деятельности. Этот кредит ей действительно важен.

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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.


About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 186
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,358,600
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.9
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Gulsunoy to buy a new sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 16, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jul 17, 2015