A loan helped to buy an embroidery sewing machine to promote her sewing business.


Manzurai's story

Manzurai is a talented seamstress. She is married and the mother of 2 children. Her husband works as a builder, and her children are underage.

Manzurai sews from home. This profession was taught to her by her mother. Manzurai started her sewing business 5 years ago. Manzurai accepts orders for the national "popuri" embroidery and national women's dresses.

Now Manzurai is asking for a loan to buy a new embroidery sewing machine. She wants to expand her activities and improve the financial situation of the family.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Olga Kachook.


This loan is special because:

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



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