A loan of $850 helped to purchase mineral fertilizer and watermelon seeds, and to pay for the services of a tractor driver.


Zafar's story

Zafar lives in the south-western part of Tajikistan in the Qubadiyon region. He is 30 years old, married, and has 2 young children. He and his wife grow crops. He has been working in this area for 5 years now. He has 1 hectare of irrigated land where he grows melons. Zafar is seeking a loan to purchase mineral fertilizers and watermelon seeds, and to pay for the services of a tractor driver. He wants to get a good harvest of watermelons to sell.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Tracey Orr



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