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A loan of $1,600 helped to buy dried fruits for developing business.


Bikhodjal's story

Bikhodjal is a woman with hands of gold. She is 59 year old widow and has four adult children. Bikhodjal has two different businesses - she sells dried fruits and weaves rugs. Bikhodjal is a very skilled weaver and makes Kyrgyz style rugs. She has regular clients at the local market. Bikhodjal makes expensive rugs from sheep wool and cashmere goat down. Her artistic craft is popular among the locals and she has her own students. She has participated in many competitions and has won many prizes. But Bikhodjal also wants to expand her dry fruit sales business and is requesting a loan to purchase 7500 somoni to purchase dried fruits in bulk. She awaits your kindness.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer



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