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Mashoida is a 31-year-old woman. She is married but has not any child. Her husband is a kind man who went to a foreign country to find a job and can’t help his wife, and that’s why Mashoida must manage alone.

She managed with animal husbandry but the fast development of the modern world makes her more progressive. That’s why she is going to begin a new business of sewing national women's dresses. She studied at the course of "To Get a Success" at the women's organization and got enough skills to organize the new business. She will work in her own workshop in the centre of her town. She will be a good business woman as she is clever and industrious.

She wants to organize her business but she needs to buy a new sewing machine and fabrics. She is asking for a loan of 10,000 TJS to buy a sewing machine and fabrics. She promises to make her payments on time. She awaits your support.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of IMON International's startup loan program called Sarchashma ("spring" in the local language). Sarchashma loans are tailored to women who have feasible business ideas but lack the funds to get started. In addition to credit, these women also receive special training from the National Association of Business Women of Tajikistan to develop business plans. They also have the opportunity to participate in IMON's "Woman Entrepreneur, Get Ahead" program, a three-day intensive training course. By funding this loan, you are supporting borrowers who have limited options to start and grow small businesses. This has the potential to alleviate the effects of poverty, significantly improving borrowers' incomes and their families' quality of life. 

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
  • 238
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,040,900
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,100 helped Mashoida to buy a sewing machine and fabrics.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Aug 2, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2013