A loan helped to purchase an electronic embroidery machine.


Dilafruz's story

Dilafruz is a 38-year-old seamstress. She has been involved in this professional activity for the past five years. She is a very responsible person who always fulfils her orders on time. She has a good experience sewing traditional Tajik dresses for women and her services are always in high demand. She also embroiders dresses and her designs (visible on the photo above) give an unusual beauty to the traditional dresses that she makes.

In the Khuroson district where Dilafruz lives, women prefer to buy their own fabrics and have their dresses custom-made according to their tastes and their sizes. Many women also add embroideries to their dresses.

Dilafruz is now thinking of expanding her business. She is taking a loan to purchase a new embroidery machine which will allow her to embroider her customers' dresses. She plans to use this loan to make her sewing business more profitable.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sophie Narayan.


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It supports the well being of women and their families.



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