A loan of $650 helped to purchase cotton and fabrics.

Rafo's story

Rafo has worked for more than eleven years making kurpachas (traditional velvet rugs) and mattresses, and embroidering pillow cases. She also helped her husband when he opened a beverage factory. After that, she opened her own workshop to sew mattresses, hiring her daughter and her sister. The three of them do custom work for clients. Customers who are planning weddings go to them to place orders for kurpachas. Rafo would like a loan of 3,000 TJS to purchase cotton and fabric to sew kurpachas and mattresses.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Irina Chakraborty

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