A loan of $1,500 helped make home repairs.


Zuhro's story

Zuhro is a resident of the city of Vahdat located in the southwest part of Tajikistan. She is 51 years old. She is married and has three children. Her niece also lives with them and is learning how to embroider from Zuhro. Zuhro has been working as a seamstress for more than 6 years. She embroiders traditional women's dresses and takes orders from her home. Zuhro embroiders more than 50 dresses per month. Her students help her. Right now Zuhro applied for a loan. She plans to use the loan to buy a computerized sewing machine and to use the remainder to make home repairs.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Sabina Holzman



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