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Mavzuna is an experienced seamstress and creates masterpieces of Tajik national dress. She is 38 years old. She is married and is raising three children.

From an early age, she had a big interest in sewing women's clothes. Growing up, she learned this craft from an experienced seamstress and always sewed clothes for her family. Since her husband went to Russia and is not able to send enough money, Mavzuna decided to exercise her craft in a business and in this way to provide for her family.

With this aim, she took a course "Bring It On" organized by the Association of Business Women and received a certificate. She is ready to establish a business and to provide good service to her customers. Her brother's wife will help her in running the business. She needs new sewing machines (one for sewing, another for embroidery), but does not have the money.

She is requesting a loan of 12,000 somoni to buy new sewing machines.
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Мавзуна опытная портниха и создает шедевры таджикских национальных платьев. Ей 38 лет. Она замужем и на воспитании имеет 3 детей. С ранних лет она имела большой интерес шитью женской одежды. Повзрослев, она научилась у одной опытной портнихи данному ремеслу и всегда шила одежду для своей семьи. Так как ее муж уехал в Российскую Федерацию, и не отправляет достаточно средств, Мавзуна решила реализовать свое ремесло в бизнес и таким путем обеспечить свою семью. С такой целью она обучилась в курсе «Добейся успеха» организованный Ассоциация Деловых Женщин и получила сертификат. Она готова организовать бизнес и предоставить хороший сервис своим клиентам. Жена ее брата будет помогать ей в ведении бизнеса. Она нуждается новых швейных машинок (швейная и вышивальная), но не имеет денег. Она запрашивает займ на сумму 12000 сомони для покупки новых швейных машинок. Она надеется на вас и вашу доброту.

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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
  • 262
    View loans »
    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,834,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,525 helped Mavzuna to buy sewing machines for organizing a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 13, 2013
Feb 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 25, 2014