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Sharofat is a 48 year old widow with 4 kids. She is a seamstress with over 16 years of experience. She makes traditional women's clothes at her home. She is very skilled in traditional embroidery(popur).Her oldest daughter is married and lives separately. She comes almost every day to help out her mother, because Sharofat has a lot of regular customers and needs her daughter's help. Sharofat asked for a loan to buy a sewing machine for embroidery. She wants to get a loan of $1000 in order to expand her business and thus be able to raise her other children and give them education.
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Шарофат – 48 лет. Она вдова, имеет 4 детей. Она портниха, занимается шитьём национальной женской одежды у себя дома. Опыт в этой деятельности более 16 лет. Она очень умело вышивает национальную вышивку (попур). Старшая дочь Шарофат уже замужем и живет отдельно. Она каждый день приходит помогать матери, так как Шарофат имеет очень много постоянных клиентов и нуждается в помощи дочери. Шарофат обратилась за кредитом в нашу организацию. На полученный кредит хочет приобрести машинку для вышивания. Она хочет получить кредит в размере 1000 долларов для расширения своего бизнеса и надеется на вашу помощь, так как ей нужно воспитывать остальных детей, дать им образование.

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MDO Arvand is one of the leading microfinance institutions in Tajikistan, offering small loans to entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses. This makes an enormous difference in a country, which is not only the poorest in Central Asia, but also home to a population where two-thirds live below the poverty line. Today, Tajikistan's economy literally depends on remittances being sent from family members working abroad in Russia because there are so few local job opportunities.

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  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 202
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,100,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD