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Fauziya is 62 years old. She is a medic. With the help of her parents, she studied at the medical college and all her adult life she worked at the hospital as a nurse. She has six children and provided them with all necessary things by herself. Her husband is busy with farming and has a little income. Now, her children are adults and have their jobs.

Fauziya is a pensioner and gets a small pension. She wants to organize her business with animal husbandry as her living place is good for animal husbandry and cattle are in great demand at the local market. Despite her older age, she is very hardworking and an active woman. She studied at the course called ‘To get ahead’ of a women's organization. She learnt new skills about business. Her husband will help her with hr business. She is asking for a loan of 500 Somoni to buy cattle for organizing this new business. She awaits your support.

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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
  • 215
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,103,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $125 helped Fauziya to buy cattle for organizing a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 1, 2013
Mar 6, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013