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Marmar S. is 51 years old. Marmar is married and has four children: her 20-year-old daughter is studying at the university, her 18-year-old daughter enrolled in design school this year and wants to work alongside her mama sewing different interesting clothes, her 16-year-old son is in school and loves sports, and her 14-year-old daughter is also in school. Marmar is an internally-displaced person (IDP), she moved location from the occupied Djabraila territory and now she lives in the Absheron region, district Biladjari.

Marmar has already been working for 10 years. She began this business alongside her own mother. In her childhood, Maryam loved to sew. She often sewed clothes for her dolls. The mother saw that her daughter loved to sew so much that she taught her professional sewing, such that she spent all her time sewing clothing and very much loves her work.

Now, Maryam needs a loan in order to buy a new sewing machine to develop her business.
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Marmar S. 51 let. Mermer zamujem i imeyet 4 detey, doch 20 let uchitsya v universitete, doch 18 v etom qodu postupila na dizaynera i xochet tak je kak i eyo mama shit razniye interesniye odejdi, sin 16 let uchitsya v shkole i zanimayetsya sportom, i dochka 14 let toje uchitsya v shkole. Marmar yavlyayetsya IDP personoy, Ona pereselenec iz okupirovannix territoriy Djabraila, seychas ona projivayet v Absheron regione , poselok Biladjari.

Marmar uje 10 let rabotayet partnixoy . Etomu biznessu ona nauchilas u svoyey mami .Maryam s detstva lubila shit ona chasto shila odejdi svoim kuklam i mat uvidem chto doch tak lubit shit ona eyo nauchila professionalnomu sshityu s tex por ona vse vremya shila odejdu i ochen lubit svoyu rabotu. Seychas Maryam nujdayetsya v 2000 AZN chtobi kupit novuyu shveynuyu mashinu dlya razvitiya svoyeqo biznessa.

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  • $10,800
    Average annual income
  • 24
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  • $14,902,725
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 0.8
    Azerbaijan New Manats (AZN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,500 helped Marmar to buy a new sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 10, 2010
Aug 20, 2010
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 15, 2012