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Bakhtiyor is 37 years old, married, and has 6 children. He and his family live in the Shahrituz region, which is located in the south-western area of Tajikistan. For the past 5 years, he has been growing crops. He has a plot of land where he grows melons. His eldest sons help him at planting and harvesting time. Bakhtiyor is seeking a loan to plant watermelons and to purchase mineral fertilizers. He wants to use the profit from the harvest to host a ceremony for his youngest son's circumcision.
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Бахтиёру 37 лет. Он женат и отец шестерых детей. Он со своей семьей живет в районе Шахритус, расположенный в юго-западной части Таджикистана. Вот уже 5 лет как Бахтиёр занимается растениеводством. У него имеется земельный участок, где он выращивает бахчевую культуру. В посеве и сборе урожая ему помогают старшие сыновья. Бахтиёр сейчас запрашивает кредит для посева арбуза и приобретения минеральных удобрений. За счет прибыли с урожая он хочет устроить торжество по случаю обрезания младшего сына.

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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
  • 252
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,113,175
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Bakhtiyor to plant watermelons and purchase mineral fertilizers.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 13, 2013
Apr 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 16, 2014