A loan helped to buy sewing machines for producing her embroidery so that she can improve the quality of her work and attract more customers.


Khairiniso's story

Khairiniso is 57 years old, married, and has six children. She is from Yavan, Tajikistan. She is a seamstress and accepts orders for traditional dresses. She began her sewing business three years ago and has been attracting loyal customers ever since. She also practices a type of traditional embroidery called gulduzi (meaning gold-stitched) and receives many orders.

Khairiniso wants to speed up her work and improve the quality. She needs to buy a sewing machines and necessary sewing supplies for producing gulduzi embroidery. This will improve the quality of her work and help her attract more customers, but she does not have enough money at the moment. For this reason, she is reaching out to the lenders.

Khairiniso is requesting a Kiva loan from IMON in order to buy sewing machines for producing her embroidery so that she can improve the quality of her work and attract more customers. She depends on the support and help from the lenders.


This loan is special because:

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



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