A loan of $1,000 helped to buy a computerized sewing machine and fabrics for embroidery.

Kholisamo's story

Kholisamo is a resident of the city Kulob, located in the south of Tajikistan. She is 42 years old, married, and has four children. She has two daughters and two sons. Kholisamo's husband works buying and selling vegetables. She herself works as a seamstress. She embroiders the national women's dress and has done so for the ten years. She works from her home. Kholisamo not only sews the dresses, but does the embroidery. The loan she is taking will allow her to buy a computerized sewing machine and fabric for her business.

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Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Blake Griffin

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