A loan of $2,125 helped to purchase 2 sewing machines.

Karimahan's story

Karimahan is 51 years old, is the mother of two children and is married. Karimahan's husband works as a driver in Russia. Karimahan is a seamstress/technologist by education; for many years she worked at a sewing factory sewing men's pants. At this moment she sews women's and men's clothing to order, in addition she restores leather clothing.

Thanks to Karimahan's diligence and sociabillity, she has acquired a lot of regular clients while working. She sews very high quality and beautiful clothing. In addition to one employee. Karimahan's daughter helps in the business. To further expand her business Karimahan has turned to Bai-Tushum and Partners for a loan of 100,000 som (KGS) to purchase 2 sewing machines. She would like to use the income from the loan to expand her business and to start sewing baby onesies in large batches. In the future she plans to build a house for her son and to improve her home.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sabina Holzman

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