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Total loan: $275
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Marina

Tajikistan
Gissar, Tajikistan / Food Production/Sales

A loan of $275 helped increase sales.


Marina's story

Marina M. lives in the Gissar district. She is 47 years old and a widow with three children. She completed a college education. She has always been a middle school teacher, but after her husband's death five years ago she started a business as well, selling rice at Gissar's Somon Market. In this season of the year rice prices rise, so she decided to apply for a loan to buy a reserve of rice. This will help her maintain prices until the new harvest so she doesn't lose customers. Her eldest son is also a middle school teacher.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Hazen



Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 21, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: MDO Humo and Partners

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Loan details

Loan length:

14 months
Disbursed date: April 21, 2009
Facilitated by Field Partner: MDO Humo and Partners