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Usmon is 26, married and has one child. He lives with his family in Shahrituz in southwestern Tajikistan. The climate is good for growing crops, and so many of the residents of the area, including Usmon, work in agriculture. Usmon also repairs houses. He wants to start his own business raising livestock, in particular, raising, fattening, and selling cattle. He has a shed for sheltering the cattle and a car for hauling animal feed from the market. Usmon is requesting a loan to buy, raise, and sell cattle.
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Усмону 26 лет. Он женат и имеет одного ребёнка. Усмон вместе с семьей живет в районе Шахритуз в юго-западной части Таджикистана. Климат района подходит для ведения сельского хозяйства, поэтому многие жители района, в том числе и Усмон занимаются этим видом деятельности. Одновременно Усмон занимается ремонтом домов. Сейчас Усмон хочет начать бизнес в области животноводства, а именно заняться куплей и продажей крупнорогатого скота. Для этого у него есть сарай для содержания скота и машина для перевозки корма скота из базара в дом. Усмон берет кредит для купли и продажи крупнорогатого скота.

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This loan is part of Humo's startup loan program targeting particularly vulnerable clients who live at subsistence and do not qualify for the standard loan due to lack of income from an existing business. This program offers clients up to a 4-month grace period on the loan. 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 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
  • 221
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $32,092,775
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $3,000 helped Usmon to buy and raise cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
27 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Mar 29, 2013
Apr 22, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013