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Mahbuba is a senior citizen - she is 57 years old. She is a native of the Vakhsh District. Mahbuba is preparing for her new business. She plans to start breeding livestock. For many years, Mahbuba raised cows out of necessity for her family. Now she wants to turn her hobby into a profitable business. Mahbuba is requesting a loan for 2000 USD to buy three cows to fatten them up and resell them. She is going to gather feed for her cattle from her plot of land. Mahbuba plans to fatten up the cattle over the course of 30 to 35 days. Her daughter-in-law will help her with this. Mahbuba has two sons who are married and have children. Her sons are currently working abroad in Russia, while their wives and children live with Mahbuba. Mahbuba wants to improve the financial situation of her family with the help of her new business. She really relies on your support.
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Махбуба женщина преклонного возраста, ей 57 лет. Она родом из района Вахш. Махбуба готовится к новому бизнесу. Она собирается начать животноводство. Махбуба многие годы разводит коров для нужд семьи. Теперь она хочет превратить свое хобби в прибыльный бизнес. Махбуба просит кредит в размере 2000 долларов США для купли трех голов крупнорогатых скотин с целью откорма и перепродажи. Корм для скотов она будет брать со своих земельных участков. Махбуба планирует откармливать скот в течение 30-35 дней. Ей будут помогать невестки. Махбуба имеет двоих сыновей, которые женаты и имеют детей. Ее сыновья сейчас находятся в России на заработках, а их жены с детьми живут с Махбубой. Махбуба хочет улучшить финансовое положение семьи с помощью нового бизнеса. Она так надеется на поддержку.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of Humo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 4-month grace period on the loan. 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 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
  • 191
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $30,409,250
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD
Paying Back

This loan has been fully funded!

A loan of $2,000 helped Mahbuba to buy three cows to start her new business.
51% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 29, 2014
Jul 31, 2014
Currency Exchange Loss: