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Sharif Safarovich S. lives in the city of Qurgan-Tube in Tajikistan. He is 44 years old, married and has three children. He has a professional degree as a chef. Sharif has been managing a cafe at the central market of the city for the last 4 years. He is planning to use the loan money to purchase additional equipment for his cafe, so that he can improve the quality of service, expand his menu and increase his profits. New equipment will allow the patrons of the cafe to dine there more often as well. Sharif is planning to pay back the loan in the next 12 months.

Translated from Russian by Anya Lyuksyutova, Kiva volunteer

Салиев Шариф сафарович проживает в городе Курган-тюбе . Возраст 44 года , женат имеет 3 детей.Образование средне-специальное. По профессии повар. Имеет частную столовую на центральном рынке города. Занимается этим видом бизнеса около 4 лет. Планирует получить кредит для того , чтобы купить новое оборудование.Это необходимо для того чтобы улучшить качество обслуживания, увеличить меню , тем самым увеличивая свой доход. Кроме того, улучшение качества обслуживания даст возможность клиентам пользоваться данной столовой чаще.Погасить кредит клиент планирует в течении 12 месяцев.

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About MDO Humo and Partners

MDO Humo and Partners is a microfinance institution in Tajikistan that aims to support vulnerable and underserved populations living in rural areas through financial and consulting services for small businesses. Kiva loans are used by groups and individual borrowers to start and grow businesses and build brighter futures for themselves, their families and their communities. This is especially important in Tajikistan, the poorest country in Central Asia, where more than two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 225
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,113,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 3.5
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $800 helped Sharif purchase of equipment.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 7, 2008
Apr 20, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jun 15, 2009