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Safargul lives in Nurek, which is located 70 kilometers to the south-east of the capital of Tajikistan, Dushanbe. She's a 54-year-old widowed woman who has raised four children. She lives with her youngest daughter who attends school. The rest of her children have families of their own.

Safargul has 23 years of experience working as a seamstress. She makes national-themed blankets and accepts orders at her home. She's asking for a loan in order to purchase some cloth and a sewing machine so that she can expand and improve her work process.
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Сафаргул жительница города Нурек, расположенный в 70 км к юго-востоку от столицы Таджикистана. Ей 54 года. Она вдова с четырьмя детьми. Все ее дети, кроме младшей дочери, уже обзаведены семьей. Сафаргул живет со своей младшей дочерью, которая еще учится в школе. Сафаргул в течение 23 лет работает швеей. Она занимается вышиванием национальных одеял и принимает заказы у себя дома. У нее большой опыт в этой области. Сафаргул запрашивает кредит для закупа ткани и швейной машины с целью расширения деятельности и улучшения процесса своей работы.

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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
  • 234
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,063,325
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $850 helped Safargul to purchase cloth and a sewing machine.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
14 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 15, 2013
Apr 9, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Feb 17, 2014