Total loan: $275


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Panjakent, Sughd Province, Tajikistan / Arts

Matluba's loan finished fundraising,
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A loan helped to buy necessary fabrics and special threads to increase productivity and get more orders and profit.

Matluba's story

This energetic and talented woman is Matluba from the beautiful picturesque city of Panjakent, Tajikistan. She is 66 years old and is a widow. She is a talented and experienced seamstress who sews national clothes with unusual patterns. She embroiders beautiful flower patterns and ornaments. Her method of sewing is called Zarduzi and Gulduzi. She has a lot of certificates in the artisan sphere and has her own group of women whom she helps to earn money for their living. In the bottom photo you can see one of her students.

Matluba is asking for a loan with Kiva’s partner IMON for the fourth time. This loan will help her buy the necessary fabrics and special threads, increase productivity, and get more orders and profit. She really hopes for your help in this important matter.