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Gulchehra is 40 years old. She is married and raising two children. Her husband is a taxi driver. Gulchehra's children are still not adults.

Gulchehra is a good wife and mother. She knows the ancient craft of the Tajik women, which is to sew women's clothing. She always sewed clothing for her children, friends and relatives, and currently she plans to make her craft into a business. She attended the training "To get ahead", organized by the Association of Business Women, and learned how to establish a business. She will offer dressmaking services at her home.

She requests a loan in the amount of 2,000 somoni for the purchase of a sewing machine. She awaits your kindness.
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Гулчехре 40 года. Она замужем и на воспитании имеет 2 детей. Ее муж таксист. Дети Гулчехры еще не совершеннолетние. Гулчехра хорошая жена, мать. Она имеет древнее ремесло таджикских женщин, то есть шитье женских одежд. Она всегда шила одежды своим детям, близким и родным, и теперь она планирует воплотить свое ремесло в бизнес. Она обучилась в курсе «Добейся Успеха» организованный Ассоциация Деловых Женщин и научилась, как создать бизнес. Она будет предоставлять услуги портнихи у себя дома. Она запрашивает займ на сумму 2000 сомони для покупки швейной машинки. Она ждет вашу доброту.

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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
  • 206
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,074,750
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $425 helped Gulchehra to purchase a sewing machine for setting up a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 20, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Apr 17, 2014