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Robiya is a woman with a beautiful soul and a good heart. She is 57 years old. She is a widow and has six children and five grandchildren. Despite her age, she is energetic and strives for innovation. She works in the local government of her region, and receives a small pay.

Robiya would like to set up a business of buying and reselling livestock and this way find a source for an additional income. From the income received she would like to improve her living conditions and buy new technology for her grandchildren. She requests a loan in the amount of 2,000 US dollar for the purchase of livestock. She awaits your kindness.
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Робия женщина с прекрасной душой и добрым сердцем. Ей 57 года. Она вдова и имеет 6 детей и 5 внуков. Несмотря на свой возраст, она энергичная и старается к новшеству. Она работает в местном управлении своего района и получает маленькую зарплату. Она хочет организовать свой бизнес купле продажей скота и таким образом найти источник дополнительного дохода. Из полученного дохода она хочет улучшить условию проживания и купить своим внукам новые технологии. Она запрашивает займ на сумму 2000 долларов США для покупки скота. 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
  • 208
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,059,800
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,000 helped Robiya to purchase livestock for setting up a new business.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 18, 2013
Apr 4, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 22, 2014