A loan of $975 helped to buy fabrics.

Ravshanjon's story

Ravshanjon is an inhabitant of the town of Konibodom, which is located in northern Tajikistan. Ravshanjon is a widow with three children, two sons and a daughter. She is 56 years old. Her older son and his wife left for Russia to work. Ravshanjon has a secondary technical education.

For 20 years, she has worked as a seamstress in a sewing factory. Ravshanjon now works at home. She is involved in embroidered national quilts ('kurpa' bed covers and 'kurpacha' mattresses) and takes orders at her home. She has many customers, because Ravshanjon is famed as an experienced seamstress.

The loan is requested for purchasing fabrics in order to expand her activities.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer JD Bergeron

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