A loan of $775 helps to buy more goods, improve her business and earn money for buying a house for her daughter.


Sharifa's story

Sharifa is a wonderful, honest woman from Zafarabad, Tajikistan. She is 46 years old. She and her husband care for one girl. For 16 years she has been engaged in business. She has two retail shops where she sells different materials and clothes for women. Her main customers are Zafarabad’s citizens, with whom she has a good relationship. She makes bulk orders from Istaravshan and Khujand and offers to her customers a wide variety of clothes at affordable prices. She began her business with cattle breeding and jewelry selling and got a lot of experience in sales.

Sharifa wants to expand her business and for this aim she is asking for a loan with Kiva’s partner IMON. By using this loan she will buy more goods, improve her business and earn much money in order to buy a house for her growing daughter. Sharifa is a returning borrower and has a positive credit history. This is her eighth loan and she hopes that you will support her. She is grateful for your help and kindness.


This loan is special because:

It supports the well being of women and their families.

Kendra Thorogood, Kiva staff

Kendra Thorogood
Kiva staff



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Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.

Loan details



Repayment schedule

*This loan is impacted by the COVID-19 crisis and your support is needed more than ever. Repayments may be delayed or lower than expected.