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Mehry is married and has 2 children who are 19 and 12 years old. Her husband is a driver. She always wanted to provide her children with a good education. Because her husband’s income is not enough to provide the family with a good quality of life, Mehry decided to start a new business, sewing national dresses in order to generate an income that she can contribute to her home’s finances. If you will help her with money she will buy a sewing machine.

Mehry studied a course in "To get a success" at a women's organization and learned business skills. She will be a very successful businesswoman as she is hard-working and smart. She is asking for a loan of 7000 TJS to buy a sewing machine for organizing her new business. She will get through, using a loan, and her business will be a source of income so that her family can have a good quality of life and better financial opportunities in the future. 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
  • 225
    View loans »
    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 $1,475 helped Mehry to buy a sewing machine for organizing her new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jul 30, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Oct 21, 2013