A loan of $750 helped to purchase lumber for making wooden trunks.


Aslamhon's story

Aslamhon live in Kulob. He is 44 years old, married and has two sons and two daughters. Aslamhon's wife is a home maker. His eldest daughter has finished school and the rest of the kids are still attending it. Aslamhon makes a living as a woodworker, he makes wooden chests. He has learned his trade from a master woodworker and has had his business for 20 years. Aslamhon purchases lumber in Dushanbe, then makes his trunks at home and drives them to a local market for sale. His eldest son helps his father. Aslamhon is requesting this loan to purchase bulk lumber for trunk making. He is hoping to use the profits to purchase a woodworking machine which will improve the quality of his work.

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