Total loan: $900


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Bokhtar, Khatlon Province, Tajikistan / Arts

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A loan helped to purchase fabrics, threads for sewing to expand her business, attract more clients and increase income.

Saodat's story

This photo shows a talented Tajik woman, Saodat, from Bokhtar, Tajikistan. She is 47 years old. She is a single parent of her three children.

Saodat has been engaged in embroidery for many years. She creates unusual and beautiful ornaments on dresses and fabrics. Her method of embroidery is called “Chakanduzi”. Her favorite job brings her stable income. Her daughter helps her in this embroidery and learns intricate sewing from her mother. Saodat wants to expand her business and needs financial support.

Saodat is asking for a loan with Kiva’s partner IMON for the first time. This loan will give her the opportunity to expand her business, purchase fabrics, threads for sewing, attract more clients and increase income. She hopes for your funding in this important matter.