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Maftuna was born in 1993. She is not married and she lives with her parents.

Maftuna is a young and ambitious woman. She is going to organize a new business with sewing and, in this way, get ahead. She can sew women's and national women's dresses.

She took part in a course, ‘To Get Ahead,’ at a women's organization. She got a certificate and a lot of new information about organizing and managing a business. She will serve as a sewer in her house.

Maftuna is asking for a loan of TJS 1,400 (somoni) to buy a sewing machine, fabrics, and other items needed to organize her new business. She awaits your mercy.

Additional Information

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
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,410,000
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.9
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $300 helped Maftuna to buy a sewing machine, fabrics, and other items needed to organize her new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 4, 2014
Jul 7, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2015