A loan helped to buy cloth for producing traditional mattresses in order to get more income and provide her family with better living conditions.


Zarnigor's story

Zarnigor was born in 1986 in Isfara, Tajikistan. She is widowed and has a daughter aged 10. Zarnigor is the main bread winner in the family and tries to provide her family with good living conditions.

Zarnigor is a woman who likes to work hard. She has had her own business for more than 8 years. She is busy making ‘kurpacha’ (a traditional mattress used by Tajik people and made from different kinds of cloth and cotton). She sells it in the local market. She has ‘golden hands,’ she prepares wonderful products which are useful for housing.

She wants to develop her business to improve the level of their life. She is asking for a loan to buy cloth to produce kurpacha. She would be lucky if you help her.


This loan is special because:

It allows Tajik artisans to support their families and carry on important handicraft traditions.



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