A loan helped to buy colored thread and fabrics to expand her sewing business.

Malyka's story

Malyka is a thirty-eight-year-old woman. She is married and the mother of four children. Her husband is currently abroad. Many residents of her district work in agriculture, but Malyka chose a sewing business because she has always admired this business and the beauty of national dresses. Malyka also does national "popur" embroideries, which are in very high demand. Malyka is a professional in her work. She wants to increase her daily profit and improve her family's living conditions. In order to increase her profit it is essential for her to buy colored threads and solid-colored fabrics, but she does not have the funds, so she has decided to apply for a loan. With the coming of spring she will have many orders, as the spring festivals are coming up. Malyka is counting on your understanding.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Julia Warner.

This loan is special because:

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

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