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Safar is a resident of the Jilikul region of Tajikistan. He is 57 years old, married and is the father of four children. His wife works as a teacher at a rural school. Safar himself works buying and selling small livestock. He wants to also start buying and selling cattle. In his yard, he has two barns, each with its own hay. The livestock market is located not far from his home as well. Safar is asking for a loan to buy three head of cattle. The duration of feeding will be two months.
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Сафар житель района Джиликуль. Ему 57 лет. Он женат и является отцом четверых детей. Его жена работает учительницей в сельской школе. Сам Сафар занимается закупом и перепродажей мелкорогатого скота. Одновременно он хочет заняться еще и купле-продажей крупнорогатого скота. При дворе дома у него имеется два коровника и собственное сено. К тому же скотный рынок находится недалеко от его дома. Сафар запрашивает кредит для закупа трех голов крупнорогатого скота. Продолжительность откорма будет составлять два месяца.

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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
  • 204
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    Tajikistan Loans Fundraising
  • $31,085,850
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 4.8
    Tajikistan Somoni (TJS) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $2,125 helped Safar to buy three head of cattle.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
20 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Apr 12, 2013
May 15, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2014