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Amina is very proud of her nationality. She likes all Tajik traditions and customs. Since childhood, she has dreamt of sewing traditional Tajik dresses, so 15 years ago she began her own business. She sewed dresses, but she had a very difficult life so she stopped sewing and began to work on a collective farm. She didn’t like this work, however, and always dreamt about sewing. Now she has begun her sewing activity again. She sews very beautiful dresses in a new style. She has many satisfied customers.

Amina has a big family. Her husband went to a foreign country to look for work. Amina's daughter helps her in her business. She is a hard-working girl. Amina is asking for a loan to buy a new sewing machine to help expand her business. She awaits your help and support.

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About IMON International

IMON International (IMON) is a micro-deposit organization in Tajikistan that provides entrepreneurs with access to high quality financial products and services, including business loans, agriculture loans, consumer loans and micro-leases. Aiming to alleviate poverty, the organization helps unbanked individuals establish businesses in different sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture and service. Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and traders in Tajikistan.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 243
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,113,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Amina to buy a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 12, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 28, 2013