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Khursheda K. is 28 years old. She is married and has three children of school age. Khursheda’s children are small now, but she is already working hard in order to ensure the best future for them. Her husband is a woodworker. Khursheda sells dried apricots in the central local market. As a rule she purchases apricots in the market and dries them herself. She has been in this business for 11 years already. Dried fruits, especially dried apricots, are very popular in Tajikistan, and they are very healthy. Considering the constant demand for this kind of goods, Khursheda's business is quite successful and brings the family a stable income. Today Khursheda requests $850 US Dollars for the term of 6 months. She is going to spend the loan purchasing apricots with the purpose of drying them in order to increase the range of goods she can sell. Khursheda expresses her gratitude for everyone supporting her.

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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.

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  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 232
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,063,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Khursheda khursheda would like to purchase apricots in order to increase the range of goods she sells.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jun 19, 2008
Jun 5, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 15, 2009