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Sobir is 49 and married. He lives in the city of Khundjand, in the Spitamen district of Tajikistan. He lives with his wife and children. They have three children: two daughters and one son. Sobir's wife is a homemaker. Sobir himself is a farmer; he has been involved in farming since he was a young boy. He has a lot of experience; when he was young, he used to help his parents plant crops. Sobir is requesting a loan to buy cattle in order to start his own business. He plans to buy two cows, a calf, and feed. He is going to keep them for two months, and then sell them at the district's livestock market, which is located nearby. Both his wife and oldest daughter are going to help him operate the new business.
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Собиру 49 лет. Он женатый человек. Собир проживает в районе Спитамен, города Худжанд. Он живет с женой и детьми. У него трое детей, две дочери и сын. Жена Собира домохозяйка. Сам Собир занимается растениеводством. Этим видом деятельности он занимается с малых лет. У него имеется большой опыт, с детства Собир помогал своим родителям с посевом сельскохозяйственных культур.
Собир берет кредит для закупа крупнорогатого скота, чтобы начать свой бизнес. Он намерен закупить 2 голов коров, теленка и корма для скота. Собир планирует в течении 60 дней разводить скот, а потом реализовать на скотном рынке района, который находится недалеко от дома клиента. В этом бизнесе ему будет помогать жена и старшая дочь.

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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 MLO Humo and Partners

MLO 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
  • 203
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,078,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,950 helped Sobir to buy two cows, and calf, and cattle feed.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
26 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 17, 2013
Apr 25, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013