A loan helped to buy more fabric in order to sew different kinds of products, increase her sales and improve her income.


Khushandom's story

The woman in the photo is Khushandom. She is 31 years ol and lives with her husband and one child in Dj. Rasulov, Tajikistan. Khushandom is a creative, sociable and positive woman. She has her own business. She has been engaged in selling different national scarves, hats and decoration materials for 20 years. She is a highly experienced specialist and has many regular customers. Many of her products are sewed by hand and they are of great value.

Khushandom is asking for a loan with Kiva’s partner IMON for buying a raw material. She will use it for sewing more products, which will improve her sales and increase her income. She is unable to buy it alone, as at the moment her income completely goes to family expenses. Khushandom has a big potential to expand her business, and she hopes for your support in this main step of her life. This is her sixth loan, and she has a positive credit history.


This loan is special because:

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



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