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Sharigul lives in Vahdat. She is 56 years old and is the mother of 3 children. She is skilled at embroidering national dresses for women. Now she would like to have her own business in this field, as it can bring in a good income. For this reason, Sharigul is seeking a loan which she plans to use to purchase a modern computerized sewing machine so she can set up her new business.
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Шаригуль жительница города Вахдат. Ей 56 лет. Она мать троих детей. У Шаригуль есть знания в области вышивания национальных женских одежд. Сейчас она хотела бы заняться этим делом, так как эта деятельность приносит хорошую прибыль. С этой целью Шаригуль обратилась за кредитом. На полученный кредит она планирует приобрести современную компьютерную швейную машину и начать свою новую деятельность.

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This loan is part of Humo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 4-month grace period on the loan. 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 MDO Humo and Partners

MDO Humo and Partners is a microfinance institution in Tajikistan that aims to support vulnerable and underserved populations living in rural areas through financial and consulting services for small businesses. Kiva loans are used by groups and individual borrowers to start and grow businesses and build brighter futures for themselves, their families and their communities. This is especially important in Tajikistan, the poorest country in Central Asia, where more than two-thirds of the population lives below the poverty line.

About Tajikistan

  • $2,700
    Average annual income
  • 226
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,113,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Sharigul to purchase a modern computerized sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 26, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Mar 17, 2014