A loan of $2,525 helped purchase raw materials to sew bags.


Barno's story

Barno has taken out more than thirty loans from IMON International. She makes bags. She buys materials from the central market, and then sews the bags and sells them at the market. Her eldest daughter helps her in the business. Her husband left to work in the Russian Federation. Barno was once just a housewife, but after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, she was forced to look for work because her husband lost his job. She started this business. She has worked in this business for eighteen years. Barno has four children. She is asking for a loan to buy the raw materials to make bags.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Melissa Kniazeva



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